The Theatre at Delphi


Fresco of Venus from Pompeii


He who will die the soonest...

The longest liver and he who will die soonest lose just the same. For the present is the only thing of which a man can be deprived, if it is true that this is the only thing which he has, and that a man cannot lose a thing if he has it not.



Head Of The Serpent Column

Originally offered in Delphi to celebrate the Greek victory against the Persians, and moved to Constantinople by Constantine.



Aristotle - On Interpretation

My basic takeaway from this is that not every not-man is not not just.



Prometheus Bound - Aeschylus

POMETHEUS BOUND, AN ANCIENT PLAY ONE OF THE OLDEST WE HAVE, ABOUT A SIMPLE MAN WHO WAS HORRIFICALLY PUNISHED BY THE POWERS THAT BE FOR THE TERRIBLE CRIME OF TRYING TO BRING LIGHT TO THE COMMON PEOPLE. IN THE WORDS OF AESCHYLUS "NO GOOD DEED GOES UNPUNNISHED" I CANNOT TELL YOU HOW MUCH CONSOLATION I FIND IN THESE SLIM PAGES.



Ancient Roman Apartment Building, Ostia Antica


Politics - Aristotle

Good thing I read this or else I might have learned to play the flute like some kind of sick degenerate.



Aristotle - Categories
Aristotle and the Personification of Dialectic, Andrea di Bonaiuto (1365)