Category Archives: Aristotle (Greek)

Europeans, Asians, and Greeks: Aristotle on hierarchies, slaves, and environmental determinism (fourth century BCE)

Getians, Dacians, and Scythians: Strabo (early first century CE)

Mediterranean peoples: Pliny the Elder on inventors around the world (first century CE)

Persian, Babylonian, and Scythian wisdom: Diogenes of Laertes refutes Magian and Chaldean origins for Greek philosophy (early third century CE)

Persians: Pliny on the dissemination of Magian skill to the peoples of the world (first century CE)

Phrygians: Alexander Polyhistor, Hermogenes, and others on Phrygian Matters (first century BCE on)