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ancient Athens
used in The Hidden Oracle

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center of the intellectual and artistic developments that created the Golden Age of Greece (5th century BC); named after Athena (its patron goddess)
  • It could have been a modest abode in almost any age—ancient Athens, medieval France, the farmlands of Iowa.
    p. 83.1

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  • My medium-length hair was dark and curly—a style I had rocked in Athenian times, and again in the 1970s.
    p. 21.1

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