domingo, 12 de fevereiro de 2012

Estavam distraídos

An earthquake occurred at Lake Trasimene in 217 B.C., while the Romans and Carthaginians were fighting there. Despite its severity, neither the Romans nor the Carthaginians noticed it (Pliny Natural History 2.200).

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

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