Fwd: isolation trivia

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Subject: Fwd: isolation trivia
From: "calyptorhynchus ." <>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2020 20:42:20 +0000

It was Hesiod, Works and Days. I assume that being knowledgeable about birds to him meant interpreting bird auguries, though Homer, in the Iliad, had already Hector say that birds go around doing bird stuff and aren't there to provide predictions for humans!

John L

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From: calyptorhynchus . <>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2020 at 13:43
Subject: isolation trivia
To: Canberra Birds <>

Ok, which classical author said that the wise man should 'be knowledgeable about birds and shun excess'?

John Leonard

John Leonard

‘There is kinship between people and all animals. Such is the Law.’ Kimberley lawmen (from Yorro Yorro)

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