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In the end, the god of fate Zeus inclines

Giant tortoise, Darwin Station, Galapagos
Giant tortoise, Darwin Station, Galapagos

towards the tricky acting Hera and her brave Greek fighters and thus sanctions the transition of the shifty moment of action in Cilicia from the Assyrians to the Cilician Greeks as divinely predetermined.

 

One would like to proclaim “Think big” here! Homer is not the small-minded scribe who emulates Saint Thomas in the fullness of his body, who wants to make love with an ethnography of the Greeks to the Great King.

 

Homer is rather the great prophet of the coming Greek world. He prophesies a great future for the Achaians, just as the Bible promises Abraham’s descendants and Christians a great future and Vergil derives a great future for Augustus and Rome from the history of his Aeneas.

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