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The Flying Snakes of Arabia


Herodotus has told us some queer tales but it is always unsafe to discredit them merely because they seem strange to us. Who would have thought that his story of the bald-headed Argippaioi who sat under trees judging the Scythians was literally true until the recent discovery in Russia of a felt wall hanging providing a contemporary illustration of these queer tribunals ?

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The Classical Quarterly
  • ISSN: 0009-8388
  • EISSN: 1471-6844
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