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Aγεωμέτρητος μηδεὶς εἰσίτω: “Let no one untrained in geometry enter”, motto over the entrance to Plato’s Academy

Γνῶθι σεαυτόν: “know thyself”, one of the Delphic maxims inscribed in the forecourt of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi

ἕν οἶδα ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα: “The only thing I know, is that I know nothing”, one of Socrates’ sayings

ρχιμήδης (browser icon of the website, picture from wikimedia): Archimedes, mathematician, physicist and engineer, considered as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity

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sunset in Costa Paradiso, Sardegna, Italy (August 2017)