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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
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Book being read; B. Caven, Dionysius I: War-Lord of Sicily, (1990) In January last year (2013) I gave up full time work to become a stay at home Dad. At the same time my wife convinced me to go back … Continue reading
Book being read: J. Sadler, Bannockburn: Battle for Liberty, (2008) I am doing a lot of work at the moment which, for one reason or another, seems to focus on female participation in war. It is an interesting topic really … Continue reading
Well, you may have noticed a lack of blog postings recently. This is due to a lack of time combined with a lack of enthusiasm for my project. It is never nice when this occurs but there are times when … Continue reading
Well it has been a busy week and a bit, hasn’t it? So we have had a bank holiday weekend in which we took M.D. to see her old Granddad in the West Country, she was also taken by her … Continue reading
It has been a strange week or so. M.D. is being a right moody mare (she is teething after all) but has also started walking – which is both brilliant and time consuming. So, I am still making bread at … Continue reading