illuminate history

Curiosity: forget “Cherchez la femme” (Look for the woman.) “Cherchez l’histoire.” (Look for the story.)

Headlong into history II

Other fascinating recovered fragments from Delphi: Portion of a frieze representing the gods who supported Troy: Ares, Aprodite, Artemis (my favorite, of course, since her Roman name is Diana), Apollo … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Headlong into history–I

An unanticipated benefit of jetlag: after the fifteen-hour trip from Portland (OR) to Athens, we were wide-awake in our VRBO Pireaus harbor-view apartment  at 5:00AM. So we got up, got … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment