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SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

Heraclitus, Homeric Problems 78

“It is therefore appropriate that Homer’s message is the life of heroes and Plato’s dialogues are the loves of young men. Everything in Homer overflows with noble virtue; Odysseus is prudent; Ajax is brave; Penelope is chaste; Nestor is just in all things; and Telemachus is reverent towards his father while Achilles is most loyal in his friendships. What of these things remain in Plato, the philosopher? Unless we were to claim that there was some useful honor in the sacred chirpings of his ‘ideas’, mocked even by his student Aristotle! For this reason, I imagine he suffered worthy punishment for his words about Homer, that man “who has an unhindered tongue, the most shameful sickness” [Eur. Or. 10] just like Tantalos or Kapaneus, who suffered endless misfortunes because of their grievous tongue.

Plato often wore himself out going to the doors of tyrants and he…

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Η είσοδος σε όλους τους χώρους είναι ελεύθερη για το κοινό

Συνολικά 132 αρχαιολογικοί χώροι και μουσεία θα συμμετέχουν στον θεσμό «Πανσέληνος 2018», παραμένοντας ανοιχτοί για το κοινό το βράδυ της Κυριακής 26 Αυγούστου, ενώ σε 95 από αυτούς θα πραγματοποιηθούν εκδηλώσεις.

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