aleator classicus

Reading at Random in Classical Literature

Lucian, Life of Demonax 32

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ἄλλου δέ ποτε ἐρομένου εἰ ἀθάνατος αὐτῷ ἡ ψυχὴ δοκεῖ εἶναι, “ἀθάνατος,” ἔφη, “ἀλλ’ ὡς πάντα.”

One day someone else asked him whether he thought the soul was immortal. ‘Yes, it’s immortal,’ he said, ‘but so is everything.’

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August 10, 2010 at 12:00 PM

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