The Legend of the Eagle

N. Lygeros

Translated from the Greek by Athena Kehagias

Who could believe in the strategy of history?
It was not a rhetorical question.
If you do not believe in the thousand year old human
how could you see the past
and the future
Topostrategy and Chronostrategy
could certainly help
if there was a will.
Everyone could read the Song of Armouris,
Digenis Akritas and Erotokritos.
The question was, who saw when they looked at the lyrics.
Literary researches were losing the essence of hιstory.
The myth was not a scheme.
But a stratagem.
So the strategy of history
had become timeless
without the societies of oblivion to become aware of it.
But Hellenism did not stop.
Unrestrained, it had come to strengthen Christianity
at the time of need,
when the enemies began to multiply.
Byzantium lived for eons
and had to live for more centuries to come.
The timeless was therefore necessary.
But who of the ephemeral ones would support it?
And even if they wanted to
how would this action occur?
The moves were not sufficient.
And who would remember the need?
Then he thought of the chessboard.
On it, he could record Mnemosyne.
The teaching of Time strategy, would have a space.
A place with concentrated Time.
Just like a book.
And strategically.
All together for a single objective.
No space.
Only Time.
The Byzantium had to survive with its spirit.
Its durability would've derived from a new link.
The link would've replaced the node.
Link Theory.
The third level would be chess.
The new passage of Christianity and Hellenism.
That was the Legend of the Eagle.

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