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Ancient YOLO

April 26, 2016

yoloThe ancient Greeks boot-strapped many cultural streams that now are part of the modern world, from geometry to theater. But it may be we identify with them so well for softer reasons, because their sense of life was not so distant from our own. The recently revealed mosaic shown left was laid shortly after Seleucus founded the city of Antioch 2,400 years past. The cheerful fellow has a jug of wine and loaf of bread and tells us: “Be happy, enjoy life.”

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