Our own times?

I recently found a quote by American revolutionary John Adams that may ring true for all of us today who are reading Thucydides.

“When I read them (Thucydides and Tacitus), I seem to be only reading the history of my own times and my own life.”

Indeed, we seem to be reading the history of our own times.


05. July 2006 by Arrian
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