Marking 2,400 years for the reason that start of Greek thinker Aristotle, the Hellenic Submit (ELTA) is issuing a commemorative set of stamps paying tribute to one of many world’s best thinkers to be offered through the “Aristotle 2400 Years” world congress which kicks off right this moment on the Aristotle College in Thessaloniki.
Organized by the Aristotle College and the Interdisciplinary Middle for Aristotelian Research (DIKAM), the weeklong occasion brings 250 consultants from 40 international locations who will alternate views and findings on the nice thinker who was born in 384 BCE, grew to become a scholar of Plato, the tutor of Alexander the Nice, influencing the historical past of human thought.
The yr 2016 has been designated “Aristotle Anniversary 12 months” by UNESCO with all kinds of occasions happening throughout Greece. Collaborating within the tribute, ELTA has issued the commemorative stamp collection accessible on the Hellenic publish places of work and on the Central Philatelic Workplace till they promote out.
The stamps had been designed by Tremendous Arts College professor John Gourzis and also will be accessible through the congress by to Might 28.