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Fight over Patrklos - Big Ajax, on the left, holds a “Boeotian” shield, either an artistic adaptation of the ancient Mycenaean figure-of-eight shield or an actual shield shape (but no such shield has been found). His opponent is presumably Hector, holding a shield with a “triskelis” blazon, a design showing three running legs. Other unnamed Trojans and Greeks fight. Patroklos’ corpse lies in the center. Black-figure wine-drinking bowl in the style of Exekias, c. 530 bc, from Pharsalos…

Fight over Patrklos - Big Ajax, on the left, holds a “Boeotian” shield, either an artistic adaptation of the ancient Mycenaean figure-of-eight shield or an actual shield shape (but no such shield has been found). His opponent is presumably Hector.

Apulian red-figure volute crater, detail of the neck depicting Oedipus and the Sphinx (pottery) Darius Painter (4th century BC) / Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy /

Apulian red-figure volute crater, detail of the neck depicting Oedipus and the Sphinx (pottery) Darius Painter century BC) / Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy /

Πέμπτη Ἱσταμένου, V day From today’s sunset: fifth day of Hekatombaion. “Beware of all the fifth days; for they are harsh and angry; it was on the fifth, they say, that the Erinyes assisted at the bearing of Horkos, whom Eris bore, to be a plague on...

Pottery: red-figured bell-krater (wine-bowl) with Orestes kneeling beside the omphalos and tripod at Delphi, as he seeks sanctuary from the avenging Furies. Athena and Apollo intervene on his behalf and he is purified of the killing of his mother.

Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais -

Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais -

Throw out your globe. We've got some explaining to do.

What the world’s oceans would look like if the world stopped spinning:

Throw out your globe. We've got some explaining to do.

The recent changes by New Zealand Immigration (INZ) requiring employers to hire untrained New Zealanders to fill the positions for skilled workers will be a disaster for New Zealand productivity.