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Knossos Tablet, KN 390 J f 21, Erinu, the Avenging Deity. Is she the Minoan Snake Goddess?

Translation of Knossos Tablet, KN 390 J f 21, Erinu, the Avenging Deity. Is she the Minoan Snake Goddess? (Click to ENLARGE):


This is no idle speculation. 213 more words
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Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 601 A g 02, “Even more for people to admire in Amnisos... ”

Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 601 A g 02, “Even more for people to admire in Amnisos... ” (Click to ENLARGE):

First of all, … 251 more words
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Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 600 A g 01, “There is so much for people to admire... ”

Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 600 A g 01, “There is so much for people to admire... ” (Click to ENLARGE):



At first, I found this tablet a little tricky to translate, as it contains the word, “epa”, which I could not recognize off the top of my head. 342 more words
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First Line of the Odyssey in Greek with English translations and commentary

1. ἄνδρα μοι ἔννεπε, μοῦσα, πολύτροπον, ὃς μάλα πολλὰ
2. πλάγχθη, ἐπεὶ Τροίης ἱερὸν πτολίεθρον ἔπερσεν:
3. πολλῶν δ᾽ ἀνθρώπων ἴδεν ἄστεα καὶ νόον ἔγνω, 407 more words

Homer

Ephesus at a Glance

Imagine, we walked on streets that have been there since the beginning of time, and have been walked on by so many people that have created history. 335 more words

Travel

Haiku, The Sea! The Sea! in Linear B, ancient Greek, English & French ...which I am sure you will love

Haiku, The Sea! The Sea in Linear B, ancient Greek, English & French ...which I am sure you will love (Click to ENLARGE):





Richard
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Ancient Greek cities in the Italian south

According to this video, we have the Oracle of Delphi to thank for directing the Greeks to settle in Italy almost 3,000 years ago. Although it’s a fairly long (26 minutes) video, I found it very interesting. 6 more words

History