2 thoughts on “Friendship: Herodotus, 5.24.3

    1. It’s from a conversation between Darius and Histiaeus. It’s fairly typical of the sententious claptrap that kings and tyrants were wont to express as a reaction to the hard living conditions of an all-powerful monarch.

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