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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Orest and Pilad

Stunning cliffs Orestes and Pilad Orestes and Pilad - in the myths of Ancient Greece, cousins, who were connected by such a close and disinterested friendship that they were ready to sacrifice their lives for each other. Already in ancient times, the power of this friendship became a common noun and therefore was repeatedly mentioned in the writings of Sophocles, Aeschylus, Euripides, Cicero, etc.

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Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Russia
Copyright: © Yuri Pritisk