Epigenes of Byzantium
Epigenes of Byzantium (Greek: Έπιγένης; unknown-circa 200 BC) was a Greek astrologer. He seems to have been strong supporter of astrology, which, though derided by many Greek intellectuals, had b...
Hierotopy
Hierotopy (from Ancient Greek: ἱερός, sacred + Ancient Greek: τόπος, place, space) is the creation of sacred spaces viewed as a special form of human creativity and also a related academic f...
Python of Byzantium
Python of Byzantium was an ancient Greek statesman and former student of Isocrates. In 346 BC, he appears to have participated in negotiations at Pella that resulted in the Peace of Philocrates. In 34...
Moero
Moero (Μοιρώ) or Myro (Μυρώ) was a poet of the 3rd century BCE from the city of Byzantium.She was the wife of Andromachus Philologus and the mother (according to other sources, a daughter) of Homerus ...
Aristophanes of Byzantium
Aristophanes of Byzantium (Greek: Ἀριστοφάνης; ca. 257 – ca. 185/180 b.c.) was a Hellenistic Greek scholar, critic and grammarian, particularly renowned for his work in Homeric scholarship, but also f...
Star and crescent
A star (or stars) and crescent featuring in some combination form the basis of symbols widely found across the ancient world, with examples attested from the Eastern Mediterranean, Persia and Central ...
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Baths of Zeuxippus
The Baths of Zeuxippus were popular public baths in the city of Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire. They were built between 100 to 200, destroyed by the Nika revolt of 532 and then re...
Philo of Byzantium
Philo of Byzantium (Greek: Φίλων ὁ Βυζάντιος, Philōn ho Byzantios, ca. 280 BC – ca. 220 BC), also known as Philo Mechanicus, was a Greek engineer and writer on mechanics, who lived during the latt...
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Homerus of Byzantium
Homerus (Greek: Ὅμηρος) from Byzantium was an ancient Greek grammarian and tragic poet. He was also called ho Neoteros ("the Younger"), to distinguish him from the older Homerus (Homer).The son of the...