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We Have No Means of Knowing If It Is The Best – “The Greek Way” – Edith Hamilton

February 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Civilisation, History

Of all that the Greeks did only a very small part has come down to us and we have no means of knowing if we have their best. It would be strange if we had. In the convulsions of that world of long ago there was no law that guaranteed to art the survival of the fittest. But this little remnant preserved by the haphazard of chance shows the high-water mark reached in every region of thought and beauty the Greeks entered.

An intriguing thought…

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