terça-feira, 14 de fevereiro de 2012

Desencorajar os outros leões

According to Pliny (Natural History 8.47), the Greek historian Polybius reported that he and Scipio Aemilianus, who destroyed Carthage in 146 B.C., saw man-eating lions crucified there as a deterrent to other lions.

J. C. McKeown, A Cabinet of Roman Curiosities: Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from the World's Greatest Empire, Oxford University Press, 2010

Atendendo ao actual momento do Sporting, há uma série de graçolas que me ocorrem envolvendo esta história, mas vou abster-me de as fazer.

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