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They were about to kill each other, but a rabbit showed up!

by Daniel Foucachon on Posted on

Scythians and Persian armies were about to lock in combat, but a rabbit showed up! You won’t believe what happened next! Welcome to #ClassicalClickbait, incredible stories from antiquity that still astound us today! Follow the Classical Clickbait twitter¬†for more #ClassicalClickbait! Excerpt from The Histories (Old Western Culture curriculum). Trouble with video? Click HERE to play on YouTube.

Seconds before dying, Croesus did THIS…

by Daniel Foucachon on Posted on

Welcome to #ClassicalClickbait, incredible stories from antiquity that still astound us today! Follow the Classical Clickbait on Facebook¬†for more #ClassicalClickbait! Herodotus tells us of the story of Croesus, who is bound on a pyre about to be burned alive. Right as the fire is lit, Croesus remembers the words of Solon, and calls out loud, “oh, Solon, Solon – you were right!”. Watch the video to find out what happens next! YouTube version HERE. Want to purchase this video course? Click HERE.