There is a land called Crete, in the midst of the wine-dark sea, a fair, rich land, begirt with water, and therein are many men, past counting, and ninety cities. They have not all the same speech, but their tongues are mixed. There dwell Achaeans, there great-hearted native Cretans, there Cydonians, and Dorians of waving plumes, and goodly Pelasgians.
-Homer, The Odyssey, Bk. 19
The land of Armenia, then, is situated largely on an extensive plateau, surrounded by high mountains, well watered by rivers which perpetuate its natural fertility.... The rulers of Armen... full info
aunt mary lou
i just finished reading your fourth and final log, and i have to say that i am so impressed...what amazing, unique experiences you have had, and it is truly a "wonder" where your curiosity and learning have taken you. love you, aunt mary lou ps who thought you were digging dinosaurs?