Hubris

I’m rereading Herodotus’ Histories again. I read it for the first time while vacationing at Virginia Beach. I thought it a good beach read, but did not think much more about it. The second time I read it, I acquired a taste for it. It is a good study in hubris. The gods punish us for it. I also like his take on fate: even the gods cannot harness and control fate for long.

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