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September 09, 2019

Anglos, Saxons, Franks, Frisii: Awfully Good at Government?

Germanic tribes. Good at government? Just lucky? Or something else?

Discuss.

“The most civilized nations of modern Europe issued from the woods of Germany; in the rude institutions of those Barbarians we [received] the original principles of our present laws and manners.”

--Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Chapter IX (1782)

The most civilized nations of modern Europe issued from the woods of Germany; in the rude institutions of those Barbarians we [received] the original principles of our present laws and manners.

--Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Chapter IX (1782)

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Posted by JD Hull at September 9, 2019 11:11 PM

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