Insensible Revisionism

Pat Southern

Pat Southern

“It is firmly embedded in popular imagination, and reinforced by novels and films, that the rowers of [Roman] galleys were slaves, but this is erroneous.  (Superlative film though it is, and eleven Oscars notwithstanding, Ben Hur has led people astray). “― Augustus, © Pat Southern, Published by Routledge, London and New York, Page 83.

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Retired military officer; retired Air Force civil servant; retired executive, DS Information Systems Corporation; writer; researcher; reader and avid yachtsman.
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