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" Greeks, from left to right, they move their hand from right to left; and they insist, notwithstanding, that it is they who go to the right, and the Greeks who go to the left. They have two quite different kinds of writing, one of which is called sacred,... "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ... - Page 104
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
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Histories

Herodotus - 1996 - 768 pages
...go to the right, and the Greeks who go to the left. They have two quite different kinds of writing, one of which is called sacred, the other common. 37. They are religious to excess, far beyond any other race of men,94 and use the following ceremonies: They drink...
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Heroes of History: A Brief History of Civilization from Ancient Times to the ...

Will Durant - 2002 - 351 pages
...learning, and disciplined themselves with rigor and zeal. Herodotus described them almost with awe: They are of all men the most excessively attentive...gods, and observe the following ceremonies. . . . They wear linen garments, constantly fresh-washed. . . . They are circumcised for the sake of cleanliness,...
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The Library Of Original Sources: The Ancient World

Oliver J. Thatcher - 2004 - 496 pages
...go to. the right, and the Greeks who go to the left. They have two quite different kinds of writing, one of which is called sacred, the other common. 37. They are religious to excess, far beyond any other race of men, and use the following ceremonies: They drink...
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