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December Debates on Gifts: Some Classical Warnings
Epigonoi Fr. 4 (From Clement of Alexandria) “Many evils come to men from gifts” ἐκ γὰρ δώρων πολλὰ κάκ’ ἀνθρώποισι πέλονται. Ovid, Ars Amatoria 2.275 “Poems are certainly praised, but great gifts a…