Who Was Pericles?

Who Was Pericles?

This article will be the first installment on a series of articles about the lives and works of Pericles, a great Athenian Statesman and one of the founders of democracy. Democracy comes from a contraction of the two Ancient Greek words, Δημος, meaning the people, and...
History of Philanthropy

History of Philanthropy

Philanthropy has a rich history. The origin of the word reflects this historical richness, the word, and concept deriving from the Ancient Greeks. Philanthropy is a compound, from the word Filos, meaning loving, and Anthros, meaning mankind. During the 15th and 16th...