September 13, 2006

A Quotation

"Darius the king thus says: In the protection of Ahuramazda there is also much which I have done which is not written on this stele; for this reason it has not been written lest he who should read this writing hereafter should not believe all I have done, but should speak, saying: 'They are lies.' "

--Darius I (549-486 BC), quoted in History
of the Persian Empire by A. T. Olmstead


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