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Thucydides "while the strong do what the can and the weak suffer what they must."

"Right, as the world goes, is only in question between equals in power, while the strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must." - Thucydides, the Melian dialogue

Rainer Maria Rilke, 1906 -by George Bernard Shaw

Rainer Maria Rilke, 1906 -by George Bernard Shaw [+] [possibly taken in Meudon, when Rilke was staying with Rodin and Shaw posing] from LSE

Heraclitus (6C BCE).

Heraclitus quotes: "Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls." / "Much learning does not teach understanding." / "It is wise to listen, not to me but to the Word, and to confess that all things are one.

Sappho of Eresus, Greece

Claude Ramey (French, 1754 - Sappho: a representation of the Greek poetess holding her letter to her lover Phaon. Marble, Dimensions H. 51 cm in. 39 cm ¼ in.

The Ethics Of 3D-Printing Syria's Cultural Heritage

The Ethics Of 3D-Printing Syria's Cultural Heritage

The Ethics Of Syria's Cultural Heritage (Forbes 22 September

Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides. According to the Suda, a 10th-century encyclopedia, Sophocles wrote 123 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived in a complete form: Ajax, Antigone, The Women of Trachis, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus.

Sophocles wrote 123 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have…

From Elie Wiesel's "The Perils of Indifference," delivered 12 April 1999, Washington, D.C.

From Elie Wiesel's "The Perils of Indifference," delivered 12 April Washington, D. We see indifference in SO many young people today.

Tracking Colour: the polychromy of Greek and Roman sculpture

Tracking Colour: the polychromy of Greek and Roman sculpture

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Jan 45 B.: New Year’s DayIn 45 B., New Year’s Day is celebrated on January 1 for the first time in history as the Julian calendar takes effect. Soon after becoming Roman dictator, Julius.

Marble male figure    Period:      Early Cycladic II  Date:      2400–2300 B.C. or later  Culture:      Cycladic

Marble male figure - Period: Early Cycladic II Date: B. or later Culture: Cycladic Medium: Marble

Body and Beauty in Ancient Greece 15

Body and Beauty in Ancient Greece Museo Nacional de Antropologia México British Museum Collection Links related to Body and Beauty in Ancient Greece: Category Ancient Civilizations and Archeology Y…

Hekate in the Titanomachia on the Pergamon altar

The three-faceted goddess Hecate fighting against Klytios.