The Hippocratic Oath

The Hippocratic Oath

The Hippocratic Oath is one of the most widely regarded ancient texts and is foundational to examining ancient Greek medical practices, morals, and beliefs. It was thought to be composed around 400 BC and has been translated and interpreted in many forms since. The...
The Life and Works of Hippocrates

The Life and Works of Hippocrates

Hippocrates was an ancient Greek physician and teacher, frequently regarded as “The Father of Medicine. He was born in 460 BCE and died in 370 BCE, making him a contemporary of Pericles and Plato. He grew up and lived on the island of Kos, a small island located in...
The Importance of Philanthropy as a Helene

The Importance of Philanthropy as a Helene

The history of the word “philanthropy” comes from the Greeks who coined the phrase over 2,500 years ago around 500 BC. They defined the word to mean “the love of humanity.” The word found its origin in the ancient Greek myth, Prometheus Bound. The tale goes a little...