Friday, July 31, 2009

It's Cyprus not Cygnus

With healthcare giving less new material for National Review's The Corner, there are some classic utterances coming out.

John Miller --

I'm not sure I'd count Cyprus as "European,"

To the left we show the sculpture by √Čtienne Maurice Falconet of Pygmalion & Galatee (1763).

Pygmalion was Cypriot.

What other elements of Greek mythology are we now dumping from "Europe"?

Wikipedia photo from Hermitage, photography by abakharev, April 2006

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