Poem (Excerpt) of the month: January

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Each year we send a ship to Africa —
sparing neither lives nor money — to seek
answers to the questions: Who are you?
What are your laws? What language do
you speak? They, however, never send a
ship to us.

Herodotus

 

Excerpt source: http://www.new-books-in-german.com/english/1047/335/335/129002/design1.html

Photo: The Lunar Craters Aristarchus and Herodotus by Birt, W. R.
Astronomical register, vol. 8, pp.271-272, 1870. Harvard Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics.