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” You must reme…

” You must remember, the winners are the writers and they always tend to paint their enemies in darker colors.”

Watching Revolt, The Roman Invasion of Britain on the Smithsonian Channel. A speaker just said something I think is memorable.

” You must remember, the winners are the writers and they always tend to paint their enemies in darker colors.”

This is so true. all of history, then is written from the perspective of the winner of that particular episode in history. That means that the losers are never given a chance to vindicate themselves? No, they do receive vindication. When the historians and archaeologists get out there and investigate and unearth all of the, sometimes, ugly, details that explains the win. That’s why I enjoy these channels so much. Both sides of History are given a chance to speak.

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