Primary Sources: Herodotus, EUTERPE 9 (An Egyptian King Cured Blindness with One Weird Trick!)

Herodotus Tells Tales From Egypt’s Hoary Past!  Today’s installment: the Misogynistic Blindness Cure Story! Rameses II’s heir was, according to Herodotus, the unimaginatively-named Pharaoh.  Seriously!  Pharaoh was overall a pretty nebbishy king, neither an effective administrator nor a captain of … Continue reading →