aleator classicus

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[Aristotle], On Wondrous Things 83

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ἐν Kρήτῃ λύκους καὶ ἄρκτους τοὺς τ’ ἔχεις, ὁμοίως δὲ καὶ τὰ παραπλήσια τούτοις θηρία οὔ φασι γίνεσθαι, διὰ τὸ τὸν Δία γενέσθαι ἐν αὐτῇ.

They say that on Crete there are no wolves, bears, snakes, or likewise any beasts of this sort, because of Zeus’ having been born in that place.

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July 24, 2013 at 12:00 PM

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