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Sostratos of Aegina Notes

When I was first reading Herodotus, buried in Book 4, I came across a passage that wouldn’t have stood out if not for its footnote.  The section, 4.152, reads: But after they had been away for longer than the agreed … Continue reading

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Nothing Lasting

Every so often I feel a sense of weary purposelessness at the thought that nothing I create will last.  Even the greatest of creations will one day crumble and be forgotten, but at least they survive the generations, not only … Continue reading

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