[LMB] [OT] Atlantic crossings, was Centrifugal gravity, was Re: Cordelia's College sport

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 05:59:01 BST 2021


I think smallpox only arrived to Europe with the Arab invasion during the
7th century AD. However Roman's had a plethora of other disease to spread.

On Wed, Jun 23, 2021, 11:53 PM Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:

> If history is any indicator they would assimilate many of the native gods
> into their pantheon. I'm uncertain about the more bloodthirsty gods from
> South America.
>
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2021, 11:07 PM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> The Romans thought all people worshipped the game gods, with different
>> customs.  Except those weird Jews.
>>
>> How would they have responded to the religious belief systems of the
>> native
>> Americans if they had encountered them?
>>
>> More to the point, the Romans regarded subjugating surrounding peoples as
>> a
>> good way to forward one's political career, and intentionally set out to
>> destroy competing societies.  Would they have dealt with the natives any
>> better than, say, the Spanish?
>>
>> Matt G.
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