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

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 05:53:38 BST 2021


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.
> --
> Lois-Bujold mailing list message sent to rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
> Lois-Bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> http://lists.herald.co.uk/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/lois-bujold
>


More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list