Where does January come from?

NOTE: The following post is not an opinion but a didactic post for students, previously published on Lamptēr Glossōn and republished here. Numa PompiliusCour CarréeLe Louvre, Paris It is the first month of the year in the Gregorian calendar but it has not always been this way. The month of January was added to the Roman calendar … Continue reading Where does January come from?

Against the Galileans – Fragment 24

I am coming back to this [1], and how the god has mixed the languages [2] up. Moses gives for reason that [the god] was afraid [men] could do something against him, having finished [the construction of] an access for them to the sky, all of them having the same language and the same thinking … Continue reading Against the Galileans – Fragment 24

Against the Galileans – Fragment 22

It is obvious then, that human beings [1] nature has customized specific laws [to each nation] to itself, political [2] and human laws among those by whom love of mankind has been nourrished more than anything [3], wild and inhuman [laws] among those whose personality’s nature is, since their beginning and in their inner side, … Continue reading Against the Galileans – Fragment 22

Against the Galileans – Fragment 21

But now, against these things, consider ours. Ours say that the creator is the common father and king of everyone, and by him have been divided the remaining parts of nations to ethnarch and protecting gods of cities, among which each one leads his own division as his own family. Thus, when everything is achieved … Continue reading Against the Galileans – Fragment 21

Against the Galileans – Fragment 17

On these things, the god is said malicious. Indeed, after he saw the man taking his part of the intelligence, in order that, he says, he wouldn’t taste the wood of life, he sent him out of the garden while precisely saying: [“Behold, Adam has become like one of us through knowing the beautiful [1] … Continue reading Against the Galileans – Fragment 17