A Companion To Ancient Education Blackwell Companions To The Ancient World - With rigorous instruction in topics ranging from grammar, music, and poetry to numeracy and religious ritual, formal systems of education developed for citizen classes during Greek and Roman antiquity still resonate in the twenty-first-century world.. Macedonia (/ ˌ m æ s ɪ ˈ d oʊ n i ə / ()) or Macedon (/ ˈ m æ s ɪ ˌ d ɒ n /; Greek: Μακεδονία, Makedonía), was an ancient kingdom on the periphery of Archaic and Classical Greece, and later the dominant state of Hellenistic Greece. The kingdom was founded and initially ruled by the royal Argead dynasty, which was followed by the Antipatrid and Antigonid dynasties.. The Companion cavalry, or Hetairoi (Ἑταῖροι), were the elite arm of the Macedonian army, and have been regarded as the finest quality cavalry in the ancient world.Along with Thessalian cavalry contingents, the Companions — raised from landed nobility —.
The Nature of Philosophy Methods and definitions. Philosophy has almost as many definitions as there have been philosophers, both as a subject matter and an activity. The word is derived from the ancient Greek word "Φιλοσοφία" (philo-sophia), which means "love of wisdom." Though no single definition of philosophy is uncontroversial, and the field has historically expanded and changed.