Religion is the study or practice of preexisting beliefs, generally involving faith. Beliefs refer to people’s understandings and perceptions of things.
The major branches of philosophy are (roughly), metaphysics (what is), epistemology (what we can know), logic and reason, ethics and morality, and aesthetics (beauty and art).
The University of Al Quaraouiyine in Fes, Morocco is the oldest, still operating, degree granting university in the world. It was founded in 859 by Fathima Al-Fihri (a Muslim woman).
Areté roughly means “moral virtue”. It refers to an innate “excellence” or “essence” in all things, and the striving toward that potential or purpose.
Astrology is a system of fortune telling that assigns meaning to planets based on symbolism relating to old theories like alchemy, the classical elements, and what we now called “mythology”