Further to my previous post about those Ancient Greeks following me everywhere, they've been appearing in the oddest places in London ...
|Socrates said, "The unexamined life is not worth living".|
On the underground ...
|at 350 Euston Road, London|
... and on the street!
|Hermes at Olympia|
At present I am reading The Gods of Olympus: A History by Professor Barbara Graziosi. She traces people's attitudes to the twelve gods from their origins before Homer to the Middle Ages, a period of more than 2000 years. In the preface she says, "Like many migrants, they adapted to their new circumstances, while retaining a sense of their distant origins". That seems an appropriate comment on their appearances in our lives today.
|artist's representation of Phidias' statue of|
Zeus at Olympia, by Sian Frances
So now it's more a case of my following the Ancient Greeks, I suppose...
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