ANABASIS – DISPATCH FROM THE INSIDE
A writer Greek, two thousand years before now, has created an adventure book, a classic of literature, a dip in the emotions, and did this by telling the stories of ten thousands of his countrymen who – as well as each of us in our days any – won seventy battles, but were forced to penetrate into more and more within their known universe. Those soldiers crossed mountains and rivers, cities and met new people, and they came to the sea.
Incredibly, this book tells the mind the things of the past, asking us to each of our eight primary emotions, and this happens. Anger and disappointment, disgust and fear, not only on the faces of those soldiers, as well as their expectations and approvals, their expression of surprise and joy are, miraculously, even our own….