Quotes I find interesting from things I read or hear

September 26, 2023

Among the nations who have adopted the Mosaic history of the world, the ark of Noah has been of the same use as was formerly to the Greeks and Romans the siege of Troy. On a narrow basis of acknowledged truth an immense but rude superstructure of fable has been erected,[…]

Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Chapter IX, p. 240