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linking Gandhi, Dr Martin Luther King Jr., and Rosa Parks with . . . a dodgy phrase assigned to Leonidas at Thermopylae - to make a point about this year's Memorial Day. Nope, just nope #badancientMaxwell T Paule@VeneficusIpse
Excellent take down on a fake quote doing the rounds. #badancient includes misusing ancient history, but also a lot of just making $h!t up.
White supremacists keep passing this quote around like it's ancient wisdom. It isn't. It's from 2001.
"If you worship your enemy, you are defeated.
If you adopt your enemy's religion, you are enslaved.
If you breed with your enemy, you are destroyed."
-Polydorus of Sparta 4
Category Archives: History on the Internet
Just a short note that I have a new blog up on the IRIS online site. It is about the seemingly similar views we hold with our ancient Greek counterparts concerning makeup and beauty: View here There are some big … Continue reading
Book being read: My own! I have completely drafted my book on Great Battles of the Ancient Greeks and I am currently proofreading it to within an inch of its life! In other news I have just started a blog … Continue reading
Book being read, eds. N. Sekunda & B. Burliga, Iphicrates, Peltasts and Lechaeum, (Gdansk, 2014) The article A paper has just been publicised that is causing a mini-flurry of activity on many of the social media sites that I use. … Continue reading
My good friends over at Ancient Warfare Magazine are deliberating on setting up a magazine devoted to the Ancient World and want feedback on the idea. Check out the survey and give your thoughts: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/S2Z5NN6 If it is anything like … Continue reading