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Day: April 1, 2009

Scythians

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From the Suda On-Line project I contribute to, a cloyingly heartwarming anecdote from the historian Phylarchus: The Scythians, when they were about to lie down to sleep, brought the quiver, and if they happened to have passed that day unharmed, they placed a white pebble on the quiver, but if [things had gone] troublesomely, [they […]

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