Herodotus project

Sikyon mosaic floor (2nd half of 4th century BCE)
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As the most beautiful thing, on the one hand, I leave the light of the sun,
Second, shining stars and the moon's face,
And also cucumbers in season and apples and pears.

–Praxilla of Sikyon
translated by S. Felberbaum


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