Ancient Metaphysics, "The Foundations of Philosophy"

Ancient Metaphysics Library

Ancient Metaphysics Library ArticlesThis is The Ancient Metaphysics Library Articles Section. From here, you can navigate to, review, print, and/or bookmark the various Articles offered for your study of Ancient Metaphysics. 

"Click" on any of the following links to review the desired Articles.

  • World's Oldest Telescope?
    This article deals with the Nimrud lens. It was found in 1850 by the archaeologist Sir John Layard, during a series of excavations at the palace of Nimrud in what is now Iraq.
  • Ancient Eclipse Forecasts
    This article deals with ancient Babylonian clay tablet records of early celestial observations and forecasts..
  • Babylonian Predictions
    This article deals with ancient Babylonian astronomers and their many recorded observations and predictions of lunar and solar eclipses.




"What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality."
 -- Plutarch

Metaphysics Network 
"What shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?"
 --Jesus Christ

"By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest."

"When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods."
 --Leon Battista Alberti

Site Search


"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
-- Aristotle
"If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties."
 --Francis Bacon
"To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days."
 -- Plutarch
"Wisdom outweighs any wealth."
 -- Sophocles