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About philokalos

Philologist, historian, and lover of great books, I started this blog to keep myself alert to the beauty of what I see amid the demands of my work.

“You notice the great, strange world!”

“A real violin!” the Old-Green-Grasshopper cried. “Good heavens, I like that! My dear boy, I am a real violin! It is a part of my own body!” “But do all grasshoppers play their music on violins, the same way as … Continue reading

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