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the booty sellers: sparatacus complex

Human plunder in the kinds of quantities the ancients were accustomed to created problems for an army on the march. It could become completely bogged down. The Sparatacus complex. In 218 B.C. King Philip V of Macedon invaded Elis in … Continue reading

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contrary to nature: human plunder

” … in good health as required by ordinance, not subject to any legal charge, neither a wanderer or a fugitive, free from the sacred disease ( leprosy).” The seller guaranteed all this under oath to the gods Hermes and … Continue reading

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