Herodotus turns up in the most unlikely of places…
So I am reading an advance copy of David Carr’s memoir “Night of the Gun,” where he details his many years as a junkie, and Herodotus turns up as the father of not just history, but alcoholism:
“Booze has a nice, fat track record, dating back to soldiers toasting their victories under Herodotus.”
Perhaps he is referring to a different Herodotus, because I don’t remember ours leading any armies to victory, but then, I may not have gotten to that climax in the book yet!
Enjoy the day… the weather is MUCH nicer than yesterday.