Sep 24: Plutarch's THEMISTOCLES

Citizens Lured from Their Homes

When the serpent of Minerva disappeared from her temple, the
priests said that the goddess had left Athens for the sea. Moreover,
the oracles urged the Athenians to seek safety in their ships.
Themistocles prompted these deceits. Why?

Read from Plutarch's THEMISTOCLES ................    Vol. 12, pp. 13-23