A poem to roses- New findings in Aegae

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system1988
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A poem to roses- New findings in Aegae

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Hi all

A new finding in Aegae was unravelled- a contruction that exceeds 100 meters (late 4th BC) which, during the reign of Philip the 5th was extensively renovated. On a cup made on the 2nd BC, some lines of a poem were found:

"The rose blooms for only a little while, if its time is over and you search for it you will not find a flower but thorns."

You can see the inscription of the poem (faintly) on the below the opening of the vase.
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Re: A poem to roses- New findings in Aegae

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Nice - but sounds a bit bitter!
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Re: A poem to roses- New findings in Aegae

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Thank you system_1988

That is a good poem for the time of Philip V (and for those of us who are stuck in life!)
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