Ancient Proverbs: 11 – The Macedonians.

“The discovery of a true friend is the discovery of a treasure.”

– Macedonian Proverb

macedonicAlexander “the Great” was born in Macedonia; after his death on the road far from Egypt, one of his top generals (and someone he considered a good friend), Ptolemy I Soter (yes, the originator of Cleopatra IIV’s bloodline), stole his mummified remains and took them to Egypt in order to seal his destiny with the Egyptian people. Hence, creating his own place among the beginning of a dynasty of future Pharaohs. I thought this little side note would be rather fitting to today’s ancient proverb regarding “friends” – a proverb passed down from the very same people that would steal the dead body of the other in order to ensure himself a very good Life. What a friend!

Anyway, this post is with my own bestie in mind, a reminder that she and I are indeed: pirate’s…but quite wealthy pirate’s when it comes to the treasure of ‘friendship’.

2 thoughts on “Ancient Proverbs: 11 – The Macedonians.

  1. Reblogged this on Mocking Bird Down and commented:

    Truth. Love.

    Liked by 1 person

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