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The myth of knowledge

Chloe Lee Singapore   Argonauts in quest of the Golden Fleece. Maxfield Parrish, 1910. New York Public Library Digital Collections. Legend has it that aeons ago on the Island of Colchis hung a magical Golden Fleece that could heal any disease. Modern medicine has proposed a new explanation for this incredible tale: Colchicum autumnale, a […]