Pindar, Nemean 6. 1-2
“The race of gods and the race of men are separate; but we both breathe thanks to one mother.”
῝Εν ἀνδρῶν, ἓν θεῶν γένος· ἐκ μιᾶς δὲ πνέομεν 241 more words
What does President Trump have in common with a ‘great’ figure from Greek history? They both punched their teachers.
Seriously, according to The Art of the Deal… 480 more words
In February I wrote a review of Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology. As a response somebody recommended reading Stephen Fry’s Mythos. The books are similar in concept. 405 more words
I posted the sayings of Anacharsis the Scythian last year.
Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 10.50
“Anacharsis the Skythian, when a they had a drinking contest at Periander’s house, asked for the first prize because he was the first of the drinkers to get drunk, believing that the goal of a drinking contest was the same as running: being first.” 210 more words