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A little note on Amphipolis

As an ancient history fan, and especially in times of Philip of Macedon and Alexander the Great, how exciting it is to discover  the newly and ongoing excavated tomb of Amphipolis? 498 more words

More Filler

I have not posted in a while. I have begun work on several big projects.

I wish to draw a painting of the she-beast, Scylla. 208 more words

Temples and gods

Heraclitus had a few words to say about his fellow Ephesians’ attitudes to the gods.

καὶ τοῖς ἀγάλμασι δὲ τουτέοισιν εὔχονται, ὁκοῖον εἴ τις τοῖς δόμοισι λεσχηνεύοιτο, οὔ τι γινώσκων θεοὺς οὐδ’ ἥρωας οἵτινές εἰσι 230 more words

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The moon has set

Δέδυκε μὲν ἀ σελάννα

καὶ Πληΐαδες, μέσαι δέ

νύκτες, πάρα δ‘ ἔρχετ‘ ὤρα,

ἔγω δὲ μόνα κατεύδω.

The moon has set and the Pleiades,

It is the middle of the night… 668 more words

Ancient Greek

Living the dream on the Aegean Coast

We were planning on slowly making our way north along the Aegean coast, stopping at two Workaway hosts and a couple historical sites along the way. 1,267 more words


How to become more intelligent

I am currently reading the works of Heraclitus and the edition I am reading edited by  I Bywater includes part of the Hippocratean corpus “Regimen 1″ or ΠΕΡΙ ΔΙΑΙΤΗΣ. 456 more words

Ancient Greek