PRISONERS OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR
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THE MILITARY HEROICS OF AN ICONIC INTELLECTUAL
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ANCIENT GREEKS IN DRAG:
THE LIBERATION OF THEBES AND OTHER ACTS OF HEROIC TRANSVESTISM
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READING HERODOTUS:
A GUIDED TOUR THROUGH THE WILD BOARS, DANCING SUITORS, AND CRAZY TYRANTS OF THE HISTORY
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THE MUTILATION OF THE HERMS:
UNPACKING AN ANCIENT MYSTERY

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THE TRUE STORY OF A COURTESAN'S SCANDALOUS LIFE IN ANCIENT GREECE

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You know you're daddy's a sultan

If you're anything like me, you're wont to break into song frequently for no particular reason, and you may break into the same songs repeatedly--and not ones that necessarily should be in your head. These two are among my most frequent. I don't know why. It may be pertinent that both were hits in 1974, when I turned 10, so perhaps I was particularly impressionable at that age. 

 

 

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About the blogger: Debra is the mother of two preternaturally attractive girls and the author of a number of books about ancient Greece, including Reading Herodotus: A Guided Tour through the Wild Boars, Dancing Suitors, and Crazy Tyrants of The History. She writes and blogs from her subterranean lair in North Haven, CT. Read more.


  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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