3 comments on “Honoring the Dead: Golden Dawn closing ceremony at Thermopylae

  1. ἀνδρῶν γὰρ ἐπιφανῶν πᾶσα γῆ τάφος

    Andrôn gàr epiphanôn pâsa gê táphos.

    For illustrious men have the whole earth for their tomb. Pericles’ Funeral Oration from Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War 2.43.1

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    δῶς μοι πᾶ στῶ καὶ τὰν γᾶν κινάσω

    Dôs moi pâ stô, kaì tàn gân kīnā́sō.

    “Give me somewhere to stand, and I will move the earth”.
    Attributed to Archimedes.

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