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agora

a guh ruh

  • n  100 agorot equal 1 shekel in Israel
  • n  the marketplace in ancient Greece
  • n  a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece

  • Herodotus was one of the first classical writers to leave the comfort of the agora, Kapuscinski says, and thus should be viewed "as a visionary on a world scale, an imagination .
  • The agora of ancient Athens was the nearest thing to the birthplace of Western civilization.
  • Like its predecessor, Agora II centers on people struggling to connect with one another.
Quotes

  • Miquel Barcelo in Art Daily
    The cave is a metaphor for the agora, the first meeting place of humans, the big African tree under which to sit to talk, and the only possible future: dialogue, human rights,Barcelo said to Deutsche Presse-Agentur.
  • David Roth in Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    Our arena installation would be a self-funded food agora, with Plantagon produce and local farmers market stalls in each of the perimeter bays,Mr. Roth writes.

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