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Many important figures who rate netlinks pages of their own do not yet have their own guide or guest written article. A box on the right of each A-Z page will give you access to information on these men and women. Mythological people and creatures have their own index.
Please note: Greek names may be transliterated into English in different ways. If you do not find the name you want, try replacing 'c' with 'k', 'y' with 'u', 'e' with 'i', 'u' with 'o' and final 'm' with 'n'.
From the western part of the Roman Empire, Egeria made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land where she recorded the sights and liturgical practices.
Philosopher who came up with the four elements.
The first known poet -- or author of any sort -- in the world for whom we know the writer's name is Enheduanna, daughter of King Sargon.
Stoic freedman who urged control of the will.
Ataraxia taught in the philosopher Epicurus' garden.
Alexandrian scholar who measured the circumference of the Earth.
An Alexandrian mathematician and teacher, Euclid is most famous for his geometry with its logical deductions, axioms and postulates.
Fifth century empress and poet.
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