Empedocles of Acragas Committed Suicide by Jumping into a Volcano

Medieval depiction of Empedocles of Acragas throwing himself into Mount Etna. Source: Public domain

Empedocles of Acragas was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher who lived in the 5th century BC. 


Source: Ancient Origins

Check Also

18th-Century French Sailors’ Letters Examined

KEW, UNITED KINGDOM—Cosmos Magazine reports that a box of 102 sealed letters written to the …

Leave a Reply

Like us and follow us