Another great Tallis Steelyard tale AND ANOTHER NEW RELEASE from Jim Webster 😱👍😃
The Shrine of Aea in her Aspect as the Personification of Tempered Enthusiasm is set back a little from Exegesis Square and is at the foot of the Sinecurists’ Grand Stair. In front of the shrine there is an open area which links the shrine with the square. This area belongs to the shrine but is something of a mixed blessing. In the long distant past it may well have been that the original builders of the shrine intended to use the land to create a grand entrance pylon. Whether the money ran out or common sense prevailed (with architects, experience tells me that the former is a more common condition than the latter) I don’t know, but the pylon was never built.
Still the open area was useful. Four times a year the shrine would hold a small fair or market. Because of the prosperity of the neighbourhood, this…
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