kenodoxia: Aristotle on pure pleasures.
Madeline Miller: Myth of the Week: Arachne.
Scholarly skepticism FTW! The incipit of a brief item from the Washington Post:
The statue of the young woman was found in a goat pen outside Athens, and Culture Ministry archaeologists soon declared it a fine 6th-century B.C. original.
But on Tuesday the ministry said a more thorough examination has determined it’s a fraud. [...]
… In case you missed the original: Goat Pen Kore?
Just sayin’ …
The Aramaic Blog: A Little Bit More Perspective – A Demonstration.
XKV8R: The Official Blog of Dr. Robert R. Cargill: the first 3 words say it all: an unbelievable “discovery”.
History of the Ancient World: Culture and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt: The Museum and Library of Alexandria.