2015-May-16, Saturday

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Rumor has it that the aphorisms carved into the walls of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi were first written down by Phemonoe, daughter of Apollo and first Oracle at Delphi. Rumor attributes the Delphic Maxims, of which the most famous are “Know thyself” and “Nothing in excess”, to several other sources as well: Heraclitus, or Socrates, or the Seven Sages of Greece (among whose number there are rather more than seven names), or Apollo himself.

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Other young ladies Etain's age of ten years were helping the war effort. They cared for younger siblings to free up their mothers for tasks more important to keeping the queendom of Danaan running; they tended gardens to free up the fields for growing food for the soldiers fighting the Anglians; they knit socks to keep the soldiers' feet warm. Warm feet were very important, Cliodhna told Etain wisely. Nobody could think or do very well with cold feet.

Etain wasn't very good at knitting )


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