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Aphrodite


“As for the genitals, just as he first cut them off with his instrument of adamant and threw ┬áthem from the land into the surging sea, even so they were carried on the waves for a long time. About them … Continue reading

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Socrates on Love


‘By Herakles!’ Said Xenophon ‘What awesome power you attribute to a kiss!’ ‘And this amazes you?’ said Socrates. ‘Don’t you know’, he said, ‘that scorpions, even though they are no bigger than half-obol’s size, when they merely touch one’s mouth … Continue reading

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