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    “The Germans themselves I should regard as aboriginal….but the Gauls were more formidable.” Tactitus noted. He thought the Gaul had good organizational skills. Their settlements were small but efficient and everyone was busy with the tasks of life. The Germans on the other hand seemed to live within boundaries that only they could […]

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Alaric.

by Daniel Russ on November 16, 2011

August 23rd 410 AD. Alaric The Goth is at the gates of Rome. Tomorrow, the world will end. Rome at this time had for 800 years represented the highest ideals of Western Civilization. They had cities and taxation systems, and international trade and shipping and manufacturing  and coliseums and running water and plumbing. The Roman […]

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