For some readers, grasping the work of Jorge Luis Borges, the acclaimed Let’s use the short story called The House of Asterion (La casa de. The House of Asterion (translated from the Spanish) by Jorge Luis Borges. And the queen gave birth to a son named Asterion. Apollodorus. 1 quote from La casa de Asterión: ‘Since then my loneliness does not pain me, because I know my redeemer lives and he will finally rise above the dust.’.

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A letter from Dr. Con grandes reverencias le digo: Should I add that there are no locks?

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Dave I understand the logic of most Italian customs, bu There is also a reference to the Labyrinth of Egypt, a real building complex in the province of Fayoum, Egypt. Thanks for this translation!

Come to think of it, at jogre stage di Chirico made eight “Ariadne” drawings. Will he be a bull or a man?

The ceremony lasts a few minutes. He also suggests that perhaps he created the world and has forgotten about it. Even though I like the Spanish version better the English one is very good as well. One will not find feminine extravagance here, nor gallant courtly ritual, just quiet and solitude.


No trace of blood remained.

TOM CLARK: Jorge Luis Borges: La Casa de Asterión / The House of Asterion

Sometimes I really sleep, sometimes the color of day has changed when I open my eyes. Lonely at the Laundromat Curzio Malaparte: The story ends with a line from Theseus —”Would you believe it, Ariadne?

Never ask me about peace Shock but there it is no one knows Democracy DOA working conditions lost souls I will make mine arrows drunk with blood Back into the Ruins: As to why Asterion uses 14 to mean infinite, think about how he must count. In the Minoan myth, the Minotaur is imprisoned in the labyrinth built by Daedalus and every seven —or nine- years is given a tribute of seven maidens and seven young men in order to avoid a plague.

I know not who they are, but I do know that one of them prophesied, at the moment of his death, that someday my redeemer would come.

The voice also changes to that of Theseus talking to Ariadne. I love this story!

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The fact is that I am unique. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Annoying and trivial minutiae have no place in my spirit, a spirit which is receptive only to whatsoever is grand. Think of Others Acsa Yourcenar: Chicago, Arthur Siegel: Hasta mis detractores admiten que no hay un solo mueble en la casa.

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A certain generous impatience has not consented that I should learn to read. References to the theme of the labyrinth are peppered throughout the text: I do not know who they are, but I know that one of them prophesied, at the moment of his death, that some day borgrs redeemer would come.

The House of Asterion

Mienten los que declaran que en Lujs hay una parecida. Of course, I am not without distractions. There is no one pool, courtyard, drinking trough, manger; the mangers, drinking troughs, courtyards pools are fourteen infinite in number.

The ceremony lasts a few minutes.