"He taught him horsemanship, archery and how to wield lasso, rein and stirrup, and what and when and how, the rites of of convivial society, of formal ceremony and the symposium; hawking, falconry and how to hunt with the cheetah; what was justice or the lack of it; what the throne and the crown meant; how to deliver orations and how to go to war and lead an army."
The Shahnameh (courtesy of R.A.W.)
Monday, July 30, 2012
ZUGZWANG; German, from chess: "..a situation... in which a player cannot make a move without worsening his situation."
I think I got it from the WSJ but did not write down the source. It is a useful concept.