Monthly Archives: February 2015

Lawsuit over Support of Terrorism

Terrorism Trial, NY Times, 2015-Feb-24  NY Times: “The Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization were found liable on Monday by a jury in Manhattan for their role in knowingly supporting six terrorist attacks in Israel between 2002 and 2004 … Continue reading

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The Spartan Invocation

A good bit, a particular rendering of the famous Spartan epitaph from Thermopylae:  Go, way-farer, bear news to Sparta’s town That here, their bidding done, we laid us down.  –rendered by Cyril E. Robinson

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A Forgotten Little Treasure….

Looking for something else among my files today, I came across this title:  “IOHANNENSIA HYPOMNEMATA”.  (Hypomnemata is the plural of a Greek word meaning variously a reminder, a commentary, an anecdotal record, and so on.)  I could not recall creating the … Continue reading

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