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Tuesday, October 18, 2005
Several things in the morning's blog reading on which I don't have anything new to say, but which address points made below:

4 comments:

MeaninglessHotAir said...

The Pax Romana wasn't all that peaceful. Read your Gibbons. There was pretty much a war for control of the empire every 2 or 3 years during that period; it just didn't happen to engulf the whole empire most of the time.

MeaninglessHotAir said...

I love this quote: "History is what happens when the MSM is busy covering other news!"

Seneca the Younger said...

The Pax Romana wasn't all that peaceful. .... There was pretty much a war for control of the empire every 2 or 3 years during that period; it just didn't happen to engulf the whole empire most of the time.

Doesn't sound like a bad analogy for recently.

Read your Gibbons.

Oh, Gods, there were two of them?

MeaninglessHotAir said...

In my version there were three volumes; I have no idea how the original was published.