"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.

Creative Commons AttributionPlato - Credit: Marie-Lan Nguyen