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Historia Plantarum – An Important Book of Natural History

By |2020-04-26T15:09:59+03:00April 26th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants|Tags: , , , , , , |

Theophrastus's Enquiry into Plants or Historia Plantarum (Greek: Peri phyton historia) was, along with his mentor Aristotle's History of Animals, Pliny the Elder's Natural History and Dioscorides's De materia medica, one of the most important books of natural history written in ancient times, and like [...]

Who Was Hermes Trismegistus?

By |2018-11-16T15:25:22+03:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hermes Trismegistus is the purported author of the Hermetic Corpus, a series of sacred texts that are the basis of Hermeticism. Hermes Trismegistus may be associated with the Greek god Hermes and the Egyptian god Thoth. Greeks in the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt recognized the [...]

Surrealism Movement History

By |2018-06-13T22:25:57+03:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Surrealism, as we know it today, is closely related to some forms of abstract art. In fact, they shared similar origins, but they diverged on their interpretation of what those origins meant to the aesthetic of art. At the end of the First War World, [...]