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Germania, symbol of the German nation by Andrew Hamilton TACITUS’ Germania, a short monograph on German ethnography written c. 98 AD, is of great historical significance. The transmission of the text to the present day, and certain adventures and tensions surrounding it, make for an interesting…
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Classic Essays

[THE GERMANS] choose their kings for their noble birth, their commanders for their valor. The power even of the kings is not absolute or arbitrary. The commanders rely on example rather than on the authority of their rank — on the admiration they win by showing conspicuous energy and courage and…
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