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Interpreting Herodotus

The book “Interpreting Herodotus”, edited by Tom Harrison (University of St Andrews) and Elizabeth Irwin (Columbia University), has been published by Oxford University Press.

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Famous Sayings: #103 — ‘Neither Snow, nor Rain …’

May 7, 2018

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.

As many of you can guess, this phrase is connected to the United States Postal Service.

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Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.  ~Herodotus