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Thuc. 1.24
The last act before the war was the expulsion of the nobles by the people. The exiled party joined the barbarians, and proceeded to plunder those in the city by sea and land; [6] and the Epidamnians finding themselves hard pressed, sent ambassadors to Corcyra beseeching their mother country not to allow them to perish, but to make up matters between them and the exiles, and to rid them of the war with the barbarians. [7] The ambassadors seated themselves in the temple of Hera as suppliants, and made the above requests to the Corcyraeans. But the Corcyraeans refused to accept their supplication, and they were dismissed without having effected anything.
It's a good thing that Tory gov is populated with cheap, self-servin sumbitches. Lowers the odds, yanno, of "accidental" WWIII.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sun Jul 29th, 2018 at 02:23:14 PM EST
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