In Classical antiquity, the Hellenistic period covers the time in Mediterranean history after Classical Greece, between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and the emergence of the Roman Empire. The Ancient Greek word Hellas was gradually recognized as the name for Greece.
King Charles III bans foie gras from palaces, says PETA
The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Pythagoras' theorem is a fundamental relation in Euclidean geometry between the three sides of a right triangle. The theorem is named for the Greek philosopher Pythagoras, born around 570 BC. The theorem has been proven numerous times by many different methods – possibly the most for any mathematical theorem.
Before the modern age and the worldwide spread of knowledge, written examples of new mathematical developments have come to light only in a few locales. From 3000 BC the Mesopotamian states of Sumer, Akkad and Assyria, followed closely by Ancient Egypt and the Levantine state of Ebla.