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Aristonicus06 Jul 2018 8:46 p.m. PST

I found this (long) article an interesting read.

A silver mask that had belonged to a Roman cavalryman of imperial times. It was found on the site of the battle of Teutoburg, fought in September 9 A.D. This year marks the 2000th anniversary of the battle that led to the annihilation of three Roman legions and changed forever the history of Europe. It was a tremendous shock for the Romans, who saw their mighty army destroyed by uncivilized barbarians. It was not yet the peak of the Roman Empire, but it was a first hint that something was deeply wrong with it.

korsun0 Supporting Member of TMP08 Jul 2018 5:32 a.m. PST

I agree, not a bad read. Thanks for that.

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