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In Remembrance

In Remembrance   “Hero was a priestess of Aphrodite, who lived in a tower in Sestos on the western shores of the Hellespont. She fell in love with Leander, a young man from Abydos, which was located on the eastern shores of the strait. Leander would swim across the strait every night to meet her, guided by a lamp that Hero would light at the top of the tower. This went on for a whole summer. One night, however, when the weather was stormy, the light was blown by the wind and the winds made Leander’s task very difficult. He eventually
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