"like the invention of writing by the Assyrians, Euclidean geometry, the ideas of Plato"

Assyria was a Mesopotamian kingdom, situated in what is now Iraq.

 

 

 

The greek mathematician Euclid gave his name to this early mathematical geometry system.

 

 

 

 

 

Plato (c428-c347 BC) was a famous Greek philosopher. He is one of the key founders of Western thought.

Plato
Creative Commons AttributionPlato - Credit: Marie-Lan Nguyen