They make a desert and call it Islam

October 5 2015

Tacitus attributes “They make a desert and call it peace” – Ubi solitudinem faciunt, pacem appellant – to the Scottish chief Calgacus, whom Agricola, Tacitus’s father-in-law, defeated at Mons Graupius.

One Response to “They make a desert and call it Islam”

  1. davidderrick Says:

    There are other examples in the ancient world of looking at things from the enemy’s point of view. Memo to self: collect them.


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