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No good deed

I’m sorry for the delay in posting the next Advanced TLG post. I’ve run into a small technical problem:

After I got that error message a few weeks ago, I waited, cleared my cache, and tried again. 91 more words

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To think is not to exit the cave, nor to replace the uncertainty of the shadows with the clear-cut contours of the things themselves, the flickering light of a flame with the light of the true Sun.

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20th Century

The Good Greek Girl by Maria Katsonis

I was super excited to start this book — not just because it opens in my hometown of Boston and proved a perfect match to my morning coffee, but because I was curious about Maria’s narrative style given she has a background in both theatre and bureaucracy. 163 more words


Lycurgus and his keys to happiness

According to Plutarch’s thought provoking biography of Lycurgus, Lycurgus considered his happiness as flowing from virtue and self-consistency.

So virtue is moral excellence. A virtue is a positive trait or quality deemed to be morally good. 59 more words

Greek Literature

Gaining wisdom according to Aeschylus

I read today in Aeschylus brilliant work Agamemnon, that to gain wisdom one must suffer.

“Man must suffer to be wise”

The level of wisdom is directly related to the level of suffering, which could be tough life decisions or hard times in life.  21 more words

Greek Literature

Help with Greek texts: TLG Part 3 (Advanced Search)

So far, we’ve covered how to find various texts or words in the TLG. In these last posts, we’re going to examine how to do some things that are a bit more sophisticated: how to find combinations of words, how to find words with variant spellings, and how to save your preferred settings or results to a personal TLG account. 1,050 more words

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Help with Greek Texts: TLG Part 2 (Searching)

In our first post, we covered the basics: how to find a text you already know exists. But sometimes you might need to find texts that you  949 more words

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