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Ashwin Joshi
Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 11:26:03 AM

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Here is wonderful and fascinating world of two-headed animals.
















Default, variety or mistake? Whose?


Me Gathering Pebbles at The Seashore.-Aj
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Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 2:20:58 PM

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In the city of Istanbul there is in one of their museums possible to see there the remnants of the statue which had three heads of certain creature on the one's body attached.

Poland had been partitioned in the late 18th century by three countries: Austria, Prussia, and the Russia. During the time in question those countries were extremely powerful. [many factors played their own role in the partitioning of Poland, not only internal weakness which turned one of the most powerful countries in the central Europe into oblivion; greed for money and lack of patriotism took its toll as well]

Certain drunk envoy from Poland took his sabre and cut off two heads. Or, one, if you prefer. What is now available to see in certain museum in Istanbul is a remnant of a statue erected by one of Roman emperors. The drunk Polish nobleman who draw his sword to cut the heads off did not know it was made centuries earlier. But Turks did not melted the remaining parts into coins.
The Turks preserved it as a token of the history to remember that it was Ottoman who has respect for the Byzantium's past. Regardless what Greeks might have said. (because it is actually Greeks' guilt that they lost the cause)

To sum up: Muslim invaders preserved remnants of the culture which lasted for many centuries before their conquest. And now they even have a beer called "Efes". Not so bad, at all.

Sorry. That was a snake.Drool


The Serpent Column (Ancient Greek: Τρικάρηνος Ὄφις Τrikarenos Οphis "Three-headed Serpent";[1] Turkish: Yılanlı Sütun "Serpentine Column"), also known as the Serpentine Column, Plataean Tripod or Delphi Tripod, is an ancient bronze column at the Hippodrome of Constantinople

The remanIt is part of an ancient Greek sacrificial tripod, originally in Delphi and relocated to Constantinople by Constantine the Great in 324."

I am not drunk Polish nobleman.


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