Monday, May 19, 2014


Memory and Oblivion

Greek Anthology 11.67 (Macedonius the Consul, tr. W.R. Paton):
Memory and Oblivion, all hail! Memory I say in the case of good things, and Oblivion in the case of evil.

Μνήμη καὶ Λήθη, μέγα χαίρετον· ἡ μὲν ἐπ' ἔργοις
    Μνήμη τοῖς ἀγαθοῖς, ἡ δ' ἐπὶ λευγαλέοις.
Related post: Remembering and Forgetting.

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