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Old 02-11-2013, 09:53 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by Amnorix View Post
Yes, but in some cases, the historical record is pretty damning. Whether EVERY word is true or not can certainly be disputed, but when there's such a mountain of damning stories and nary a word in support, it's hard to believe he was anything but terrible.
He probably kept mistresses, and probably was a terrible person, but the idea of him rolling die and invoking pagan gods seems so outrageous and silly that it's no doubt the work of an opponent building up a case. Kind of like the old myth that Catherine the Great had sex with horses.
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