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The Land That Time Forgot- Chapter 1...

Jun 16, 2015 by


 Edgar Rice Burroughs The Land That Time Forgot- Chapter 1 It must have been a little after three o’clock in the afternoon that it happened—the afternoon of June 3rd, 1916. It seems incredible that all that I have passed through—all those weird and terrifying experiences—should have been encompassed within so short a span as three brief months. Rather might I have experienced a cosmic cycle, with all its changes and evolutions for that which I have seen with my own eyes in this brief interval of time – things that no other mortal eye had seen before, glimpses of a world past, a world dead, a world so long dead that even in the lowest Cambrian stratum no trace of it remains. Fused with the melting inner crust, it has passed forever beyond the...

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Father Of Tragedy

May 25, 2015 by


Aeschylus, the famous Greek playwright, who wrote perhaps ninety plays, (only seven or eight of which survive,) was known as The Father of Tragedy.  He wrote; The Persians, The Suppliants, Seven against Thebes,  Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Oresteia, The Eumenides, and possibly Prometheus Bound (whose authorship is disputed).  He survived the Battles of Marathon in 456BC, Salamis 480BC, and the Battle of Plataea in 479, all against the Persians. He traveled the Mediterranean to Sicily several times, in an age when water borne travel was far from safe. He was married, had two sons, and survived to the age of 69 in a world with no antibiotics, no hospitals, no vaccines and no knowledge of how the body worked when the average life span was about 35. All this he lived through, only to be killed...

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