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Book X The luckless Dolon is captured by Diomedes and Odysseus

Umberto Eco 'The Name of the Rose' on laughter, fear, religion

Umberto Eco 'The Name of the Rose' on laughter, fear, religion

Then persons of worth, even if only mortal men, must not be represented as overcome by laughter, and still less must such a representation of the gods be allowed.

A collection of humorous political memes and parodies featuring President Barack Obama.: Reacting to Melania Trump's Plagiarized Speech

A fit of laughter, which has been indulged to excess, almost always produces a violent reaction Picture Quote #1

A fit of laughter, which has been indulged to excess, almost always produces a violent reaction Picture Quote

The death of Sarpedon, depicted in Lycian attire, at the hands of Patroclus. Red-figure hydria from Heraclea, c.400 BCE.

The death of Sarpedon, depicted in Lycian attire, Red-figure hydria from Heraclea, BCE.

Sarcophagus depicting account from Iliad -- King Priam begging Achilles for the body of his slain son, Hector.  As the Trojans and the Greeks were at war, King Priam's petition made in person was a very bold move and overcame Achilles' anger.

"The majestic king of Troy slipped past the rest and kneeling down beside clasped his knees and kissed his hand, those terrible, man-killing hands that had slaughtered Priam's many in battle." ~ The XXIV,

Detail: Priam at the feet of Achilles. 1876. winner Prix de Rome. Joseph Wencker.  1848-1916. French.

Joseph Wencker Priam at the feet of Achilles pleading for the body of Hector, 1876 Olio su tela Paris, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts

Achilles was like a rock star of his day so it made sense to have Brad Pitt playing him. - Wolfgang Petersen

Wolfgang Petersen quotes - Achilles was like a rock star of his day so it made sense to have Brad Pitt playing him.

Dante's Cocytus, as illustrated by Gustave Doré (1832-1883). Also we shall have to reject all the terrible and appalling names describe the world below --Cocytus and Styx, ghosts under the earth, and sapless shades, and any similar words of which the very mention causes a shudder to pass through the inmost soul of him who hears them.

Dante's Cocytus, as illustrated by Gustave Doré (1832-1883). Also we shall have to reject all the terrible and appalling names describe the world below --Cocytus and Styx, ghosts under the earth, and sapless shades, and any similar words of which the very mention causes a shudder to pass through the inmost soul of him who hears them.

And we must beg Homer and the other poets not to be angry if we strike out these and similar passages, not because they are unpoetical, or unattractive to the popular ear, but because the greater the poetical charm in them, the less are they meet for the ears of boys and men who are meant to be free, and who should fear slavery more than death.

Discover Plato famous and rare quotes. Share Plato quotations about soul, evil and children. "For the introduction of a new kind of.

Yes; and I think that our principles are right, he said.  But if they are to be courageous, must Yes; and I think that our principles are right, he said.  But if they are to be courageous, must they not learn other lessons besides these, and lessons of such a kind as will take away the fear of death? Can any man be courageous who has the fear of death in him?

Yes; and I think that our principles are right, he said. But if they are to be courageous, must Yes; and I think that our principles are right, he said. But if they are to be courageous, must they not learn other lessons besides these, and lessons of such a kind as will take away the fear of death? Can any man be courageous who has the fear of death in him?