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West: Hispania
* All Plato’s works of dialogues from which he is purposefully detached. Mark Antony took charge of Caesar’s will and papers and gave a stirring eulogy for the fallen leader.
East: Alexandria
* Homer says of Zeus, “He then lowered his glowing countenance, and the ambrosial locks swayed on his immortal head, till vast Olympus reeled.” Poseidon ruled the vast sea, living on the ocean floor in a palace made of coral and jewels.
Midwest: Carthage
* Cicero built an immediate reputation at 25 when he conducted his first case, successfully, in defense of sex. Caesar is often depicted wearing a garland to cover his receding hair line.
Central: Athens
* If anyone violated the moral order or did anything to excess, those affected thereby could call upon Nemesis for revenge. Helius, the sun-god with an ability to see everything, was the first to see Hades abduct Persephone and Aress affair w