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A very powerful force in persuasion from the time of the Romans ... Caesar wasn't aware I'm sure.

Damnatio ad bestias

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Cross-posted in ARGeezer's diary - Revered Martyrs? Holy Hell!

by Oui on Sun Jan 5th, 2020 at 10:48:11 AM EST

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