6 January 1822|
|Died||26 December 1890
V. Gordon Childe
From that moment, I did not cease to pray to God that by his grace it might one day be permitted to me to learn Greek.
No, this customary aim of research by excavators is completely foreign to the historical work with which I am occupied… my sole and only aim is to be able to establish a historical fact, on which I disagree with some eminent historians and geographers.
We could imagine nothing pleasanter than to spend all of our lives digging for relics of the past.