Close to generations of ancient times
Thinking of St Luke preaching here and St Paul passing Myra as a captive on his way to Rome for execution, you do both realize and feel the wings of history. On the contrary to when you are 20 , being over 50 years old you feel closer to ancient generations.
I recently read from scientists in human evolutionary biology, that 66% of males in Europe originate genetically from only 2 early Homo Sapiens alfa males. That gives some perspective........