Ancients Dept.

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Socrates

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Ancient Greek Philosopher

Found guilty of corrupting the youth of Athens

Sentenced to death by drinking Hemlock

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 +796

162

Hippocrates

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The Father of Medicine

Founded the Hippocratic School of Medicine

Rejected the divine origin

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 +731

184

Aristotle

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Greek Philosopher

Pupil: Alexander the Great

Location: mancrush.com

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 +719

189

Plato

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Ancient Greek Philosopher, Mathematician

Among Philosophical founders of Western Culture

Student of Socrates

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 +647

207

Odysseus

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Greek Champion

Adventure: Epic

Vice: Lotus

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 +552

229

Herodotus

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The Father of History

Alternate moniker: The Father of Lies

Exclusively known for 'The Histories'

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 +501

236

Aesop

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Fabled Fabler

Animal Allegory Animal

Lost Fable: Acidophylous and the Timid Tapeworm

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 +241

318

Pythagoras

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The Father of Numbers

Ionian Mathematician and Philosopher

Best known theorem: Pythagorean

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 +218

337

Archimedes

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Greek Mathematician

Eureka!

Notable invention: Archimedes' Screw

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 +58

444

Cincinnatus

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Ancient Roman Consul and Dictator

Model of virtue and simplicity

Fasces in one hand, plow in the other

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 +50

471

Cicero

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Ancient Latin Orator

Name meaning: Chickpea

Nemesis: Marc Antony

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 +49

475

Ambitious Roman

Back-Stabbing Friends: 1

Rome, circa 75 BC

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 +47

492

Macedonian Conqueror

Reign: 336-326 BC

Ways swung: Both

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 +36

563

Ovid

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Roman Poet

Full name: Publius Ovidius Naso

Dactylic hexameric work: Metamorphoses

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 +36

569

Roman Author, Philosopher, and Military Commander

Author of Naturalis Historia

Rescued victims of Mount Vesuvius by sea

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 +36

571

Hannibal

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Carthaginian Commander

Culled a crucial conquest at Cannae

Couldn't conclusively cover Carthage, ultimately

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 +33

592

Hammurabi

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Babylonian King

Penal codes: 1

Babylon, Mesopotamia

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 +33

594

Manicles

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Ancient Greek Historian

Coined the term "Manus Crux"

Admired: Jeterius

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 +32

596

Lucretius

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Roman Poet and Philosopher

Wrote De Rerum Natura

Possibly the world's first atheist

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 +6

879

Romulus

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Mythical Founder of Rome

Sustenance: She-wolf succoring

Overshadowed: Remus

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 0

Nero

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Fiery Roman Emperor

Dynasty: Julio-Claudian

Mistake: Fiddling while Rome burned

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 0

Adonis

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Ancient Vegetation Deity

Son of the Myrrh Tree

Thinks this site is about him

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Caligula

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3rd Roman Emperor

Nickname translation: Little Boots

Once appointed his horse to the Senate

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Skunkha

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Sakan King

Leader of the Pointed Cap Wearers

Defeated by Persian King Darius I

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Jeterius

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Ancient Greek Javelin Champion

Record distance: 19.5 akainas

Subject of Manicles' Man Scrolls

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