Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Quote of the Day (Pericles, on Heroes)

“Heroes have the whole earth for their tomb.”—Athenian statesman and general Pericles (494 BC-429 BC), “Pericles’ Funeral Oration,” in Thucydides (460 BC-395 BC), The History of the Peloponnesian War  

(The image accompanying this post, Pericles’ Funeral Oration, was created by German painter Philipp Foltz.)

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