Archive for juni, 2011

30.06.11

Profetiske instinkter (334 f.Kr., 1974 e.Kr.)

Peter Green, Alexander of Macedon (pb ed. 1974), s. 155:

Alexander had one obvious recourse, to borrow capital; but in an age when credit-banking was still regarded as a dangerous novelty (a feeling not wholly eradicated from the Greek mind even today) this was something much easier said than done. Besides, most of the bankers and moneylenders were Athenians, if only by adoption; and no Athenian had any intention of lending Alexander money if he could humanly avoid it.

16.06.11

Claus Frimann, Den Bergenske Musea

Claus Frimanns poetiske allegori over grunnleggingen av Bergen Museum føyes herved til vår samling bergensiana.

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