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Plato, one of the noblest men who ever lived upon this earth and one of the…

Plato, one of the noblest men who ever lived upon this earth and one of the world's best known and most widely read and studied philosophers. According to Hesychius, Plato was also called Serapis, from the majesty and dignity of his person.

Colosso dell’Appennino in the Parco Mediceo di Pratolin near Florence, Italy • sculptor, Giambologna (1580)

red-lipstick:Gigantic century sculpture known as Colosso dell’Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus located in the park of Villa Demidoff (just north of Florence, Italy). It was erected in 1580 by Italian sculptor Giambologna Italy) Sculptures

"Sparta has no walls because you, her warriors, are her walls. Sparta’s boundaries are undefined because these your spear-points define her borders. So when the Barbarians come, let them find nothing but death on the frontiers of Sparta!” - Excerpt from the novel, the Queen of Sparta.

"Sparta has no walls because you, her warriors, are her walls. Sparta’s boundaries are undefined because these your spear-points define her borders. So when the Barbarians come, let them find nothing but death on the frontiers of Sparta!

Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας, Aléxandros ho Mégasiii[›] from the Greek αλέξω alexo "to defend, help" + ανήρ aner "man"), was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas.

Alexander III of Macedon – 323 BC), known as Alexander the Great , was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. He had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas.