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Posted on Thu, 26 Nov 2020
is that Ashurbanipal was Sardanapalus (and transliteration can do funny things, especially from cuneiform into Greek and later Latin script) BUT Ashurbanipal is everywhere else but in Cteisis's version - which itself is only known through...Read full comment
Posted in Historiography
Posted on Wed, 18 Nov 2020
reminded me of a visit to the Jurong Bird Park in Singapore one day, over 40 years ago.
Monsoon season, I remember it well. Half the broadsheet back page of the Straits Times would be dedicated to forecasts attempting to predict at what...Read full comment
Posted in Monsoon
Posted on Mon, 09 Nov 2020
striking imagery here.
Do you mean "algæ-d" at line 8?
Your poem finishes very strongly with these lines.
"the sun’s departure
under the horizon’s guillotine,
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