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6 edition of Ancient Quotes & Anecdotes found in the catalog.

Ancient Quotes & Anecdotes

From Crib to Crypt

by Vernon K. Robbins

  • 182 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Polebridge Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, maxims, etc.,
  • Quotations,
  • Reference,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Aphorisms and apothegms,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Quotations, maxims, etc

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages493
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8447091M
    ISBN 10094434402X
    ISBN 109780944344026

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    14 quotes from ancient thinkers that show they figured life out 2, years ago Drake Baer and Marguerite Ward TZ. At one time, art possessed the same purpose that books do in our day, namely: to preserve and transmit knowledge. In olden days, people did not write books, they incorporated their knowledge into works of art. We would find a great many ideas in the works of ancient art passed down to us, if only we knew how to read them.

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Aesop was almost certainly a legendary figure. He was an ancient Greek storyteller, credited with passing down a number of fables known as Aesop’s of his writings have survived, eventhough numerous tales were gathered across the centuries and in many languages in a storytelling tradition that continues to this day and are credited to him (Aesop’s Fables).

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