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Albigensians – Cathars – Crusade

By |2019-01-21T10:25:15-07:00August 4th, 2017|Medieval, Religion|

Albigensians were also called Cathars This story starts about 1050 AD, not long after the Capetians took power in northern France. Some Christian people in the south of France began to think differently about God from the other Christians around them. These Christians called themselves "Good Christians." Other people called them Cathars (from a Greek word for 'pure'), or Albigensians (because some [...]

Who was Pythagoras? Greek Mathematics

By |2019-09-13T07:00:22-07:00July 18th, 2017|Greeks|

Near where Pythagoras lived: Doric temple at Paestum, Italy Who was Pythagoras? Pythagoras lived in the 500s BC. He was one of the first Greek mathematical thinkers that we know about, after Thales. Who was Thales? All about Greek mathematics Lots of articles about ancient Greece Pythagoras spent most of his life in the Greek colonies in [...]