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Who was Euclid? History of Geometry

By |2018-04-23T14:03:16+00:00July 18th, 2017|Africa, Egypt, Science|

An Egyptian papyrus from about 100 AD which is a piece of one of Euclid's books Nobody knows much about Euclid's life anymore - it is all forgotten. We only know that he worked at the University of Alexandria, in Egypt, for a while. There are no pictures of him. We can't even be sure [...]

Roman Greece – St. Paul and the Christians

By |2018-10-29T09:24:31+00:00July 9th, 2017|Greeks, History, Romans|

Roman Greece: Map of the Roman Empire in 146 BC The Roman Empire expands By 275 BC, the Romans in Italy were beginning to expand out of Italy and conquer other parts of the Mediterranean. They started with Sicily, an island near Italy. (Today Sicily is in Italy, but it wasn't then!) More [...]