Primary Sources: Herodotus, CLIO part 10 — 2 Comments

  1. Maybe Orestes was a typo. Maybe it was supposed to be Procrustes. Although what the Oracle wants with the corpse of a dead serial killer is beyond me . . .

  2. There’s a neat bit in Mary Renault’s notes to her Theseus novels where she admits that the purported bones of Theseus were a giant, but she made her Theseus a bit on the small side because she couldn’t imagine a big guy would handle the bull dancing thing, or invent wrestling.

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