A Seven Day Plague and Tragic Fever — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE


Lucian, How to Write History 1 ‘They say, dear Philo, that in the time of King Lysimakhos a different kind of plague afflicted the people of Abdera. First, the pandemic struck everyone with a fever which was intense and persistent from the beginning. It broke after about seven days and was followed in some by […]

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