Herodotus (490-425/420 BCE)

“Guard the head well, and the head will save the body.”

  • A prophecy from the Oracle of Delphi for the city of Argos, recorded by Herodotus in Book 7 (section 148) of The Histories, translated by Aubrey De Sélincourt and revised by John Marincola (Penguin Classics, 2002).


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