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Cicero On Friendship


Obviously, this is being posted much later than originally intended.  It’s been a busier week than I gave it credit for, I guess.  It’s not yet midnight though, so this will still count as a Friday post! As suggested by … Continue reading

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The Shining Marbled City

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  I’ll start with a linguistic fact today.  The origin of the word marble comes from – you guessed it – Greek; marmaros (μαρμαρος) means ‘shining stone’. It’s quite fitting, then, that I should be writing about Athens today.  I … Continue reading

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