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Hermead: Platon By Surazeus Astarius
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Ideas Of Aristokles Platon - Platon hangs out with his brother, listening to Sokrates talk about philosophy, and is inspired to write dialogs that star the Silenian gadfly who questions everything in... More > his search for wisdom. After Sokrates is tried, convicted, and executed for blasphemy, Platon flees Athens with his friends, sailing to Megara, Kyrene, Aigyptos, and Taras, Italia where he attends various schools to learn geometry and astronomy. While in Taras Platon is invited to Sikelia to teach philosophy to the tyrant Dionsysios who sells him as a slave, so he has to fight as a gladiator in Kyrene where his friends buy his freedom. Returning to Athens, Platon establishes the Akademia and teaches philosophy of Ideas to a growing coterie of brilliant thinkers and students. Platon goes twice to Sikelia to teach philosophy to Dionsysios II but fails to convince him to be a philosopher-king. On his deathbed, Platon passes the Akademia to his nephew. Ideas Of Aristokles Platon has 8,310 lines of blank verse.< Less
Hermead: Demokritos By Surazeus Astarius
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Void Of Demokritos - Demokritos grows up in Abdera where he studies with the Khaldaian magician Ostanes. After Ostanes dies in the cave of Orpheus, he studies with the philosopher Leukippos, and... More > learns about his new concept of Atoms, uncuttable particles that constitute everything that exists. Traveling to Athens to study with Anaxagoras, Demokritos studies with Philolaos instead, then travels to Miletos where he studies Monism at the school of Thales. Demokritos travels to Aigyptos where he meets Suryathi who takes him to her homeland India where he studies the atomist philosophy of Kashyapa Kanada. Traveling together, Demokritos and Suryathi visit Ur and Babylon, where they meet Artaxerxes, then must escape a priest angry about his philosophy of atoms. After meeting Sabazios in Kappadokia, they arrive home in Abdera where he continues the school of Leukippos until his death. Void Of Demokritos has 4,352 lines of blank verse.< Less
Hermead: Philolaos By Surazeus Astarius
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Orbit Of Philolaos - Philolaos grows up attending the school of Pythagoras in Italia, but the Pythagoreans flee to Taras when Neptunus attacks. While visiting Naupaktos, he meets a descendant of... More > Hesiodos and copies the Theogonia. While visiting Delphoi, he rescues Thetis from slavery, and they travel together to Korinthos. Joining the new school of Pythagoras in Phleious, he teaches philosophy to many new students. Returning to Taras, he establishes a school where he meets Arkhytas, and then attempts to reestablish the school of Pythagoras in Kroton. Orbit Of Philolaos has 3,664 lines of blank verse.< Less
Hermead: Hermes By Surazeus Astarius
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Lyre Of Hermes - Hermes invents the lyre, sandals, helmet, and wand, and helps Zeus overthrow Titanos and take control of the land around Olympos Mountain. Hermes teaches boys to play the lyre and... More > sing stories. When he is old, he falls in a river and drowns. Hermead of Surazeus is an epic poem in pentameter blank verse about the greatest philosophers and scientists who contributed to the growth of civilization. Lyre of Hermes has 1,900 lines of blank verse.< Less
Hermead: Prometheus By Surazeus Astarius
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Fire Of Prometheus - Helikos who renames himself Prometheus fights against his father Iapetos and uncle Dios Tyrannos who try to enslave a tribe of primitive men. Prometheus teaches men how to use... More > fire, and falls in love with Hesione. He sails away with his wife and son after a flood to find a new land where he dies. Hermead of Surazeus is an epic poem in pentameter blank verse about the greatest philosophers and scientists who contributed to the growth of civilization. Fire of Prometheus has 4,110 lines of blank verse.< Less
Hermead: Kadmos By Surazeus Astarius
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Alphabet Of Kadmos - Kadmos searches for his abducted sister Europe, falls in love with Harmonia, and founds the city of Kadmeia which was later renamed Thebes. Along the way he teaches people how to... More > use the alphabet, a new idea for preserving thoughts. He goes with his wife to Illyria where they die from a snake bite. Hermead of Surazeus is an epic poem in pentameter blank verse about the greatest philosophers and scientists who contributed to the growth of civilization. Alphabet Of Kadmos has 3,974 lines of blank verse.< Less
Hermead: Asklepios By Surazeus Astarius
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Healing Of Asklepios - Asklepios learns to heal bodies, founds a hospital, falls in love with Epione, and teaches their children healing arts. He travels to Teukria during the Trojan War to find his... More > murdered sons and is killed for healing people. Healing Of Asklepios has 1,270 lines of blank verse.< Less
Hermead: Hesiodos By Surazeus Astarius
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Chaos of Zethos Hesiodos - Zethos learns how to compose tales from three Muses of Mount Helikon who name him Hesiodos, charming voice. Hesiodos and the three muses travel, performing songs, but he... More > rescues a girl from a sacrifice, and they visit Delphoi where he loses a contest to Apollon, then travels to Naupaktos where he has a son, but dies a tragic death. Chaos of Zethos Hesiodos has 2,400 lines of blank verse.< Less
Hermead: Thales By Surazeus Astarius
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Water Of Thales - Thales finds a magnet in the Bay of Ikaros and begins to wonder about the nature of the substance that forms everything. Traveling to Sais in Aigyptos, Thales attends school,... More > learning geography, but discovers the Goddess Neith has been replaced by a gold statue. After visions about the nature of the universe in the desert, Thales finds Neith and restores her to her position as goddess. Returning home to Miletos, Thales founds a school to teach his new Monist philosophy. After he predicts an eclipse and overthrows a cannibal priest, Thales dies of old age with his wife and daughter at his side. Water Of Thales has 4,114 lines of blank verse.< Less
Hermead: Leukippos By Surazeus Astarius
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Atoms Of Leukippos - Leukippos explores along Maiandros River, then attends the school of Monism in Miletos. Fleeing for his life after a political revolution, he travels with his father to Elea in... More > Italia where he attends the school of Parmenides. After visiting the Tomb of Orpheus near Mount Olympos, he travels to Abdera and founds a school to teach philosophy. Atoms Of Leukippos has 3,778 lines of blank verse.< Less