Saturday, March 7, 2009

Lost Notation For Hydraulis (On Grey Afternoon In Friday)

It was already evening when, near the Echinades Islands, the wind dropped, and the ship drifted near Paxi. Almost everybody was awake, and a good many had not finished their after-dinner wine. Suddenly from the island of Paxi was heard the voice of someone loudly calling Thamus, so that all were amazed. Thamus was an Egyptian pilot, not known by name even to many on board. Twice he was called and made no reply, but the third time he answered; and the caller, raising his voice, said, "When you come opposite to Palodes, announce that the Great Pan is dead"....

[Plutarch tr. F.C. Babbitt]
Click on the image to view at full size.


wattee said...

no, the Great Pan is not dead -

Thorndike Pickledish said...

I like this illustration VERY much--if Sirius Radio ever needs a new logo...this one could be massaged to fit !