Para acabar de vez com os factos

Have you ever noticed that when you present people with facts that are contrary to their deepest held beliefs they always change their minds? Me neither.

Michael Shermer

En cel termine mut uns estoires de Flandres par mer, u ot mult grant plenté de bone gent armee. De cele estoire si fu chevetaines Johans de Neele, chastellains de Bruges, et Tyerris, qui fu fils le conte Phelippe de Flandres, et Nicholes de Mailli.

Geoffroi de Villehardouin (date de composition : déb. 13e s., entre 1199 et 1213)

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dre222017a

Efectivamente. Como escreveu Watkins:

Another “intertextual” link suggests that the phrase σφάζε τε μήλα, βροτών is not just a nonce creation of Bacchylides. The verb σφάζω (*sphag-i̭ō) is confined to Greek; it has no cognates.

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