It is warmer if you sleep with goats than it is with sheep. Sheep are more nervous, whereas goat snuggle up close to people in the night. History of Animals – Aristotle
Xenophanes often mocked Pythagoras for believing in the transmigration of souls. According to him, once Pythagoras heard a dog which was been beaten and shouted “Stop! Do not beat that dog! It is the soul of a dear friend of mine, I recognize the voice!”
All the time that the Games are on, the flies seems to keep a truce with the visitors and the locals in the area. This happens even though there is much blood and meat hanging freely due to the many sacrifices to the Gods. The flies voluntarily go to the other side of Alpheus… Continue reading Flies respect the Olympics
“Some animals express their passion vividly. Others are almost like humans and more sensitive about it. Aristophanes of Alexandria loved a flower girl. But so did an elephant. Every day as the elephant went through the market it would bring her what fruit it had taken. The animal would stand next to her for many… Continue reading Elephant love
Enyalius was one of the meanest Gods in ancient Sparta. Blood and gore was what he liked. So what did they sacrifice to him? Puppies!