Wednesday, February 23, 2005

'The Apple Of Discord,' a Greek legend

Once, long ago, Queen Hecuba, wife of King Priam of Troy, awoke from a terrible nightmare. Hecuba was pregnant, and that night, just weeks before the child's birth, she dreamed that Troy was burning. When Hecuba told Priam her dream, he listened closely. He never could have imagined that his wife's dream might change the course of thecountry, but he decided he must seek the wisdom of Aisacros, a seer. It was his duty to keep his country safe. "Tell me," said the king to the seer, "what will happen when my child is born?"
More... (via Witchvox) Ah! What's happening here?


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