Uncle Adolf’s table talk, 149

the-real-hitler

7th July 1942, midday
 
The real protagonists of culture, both in the thousand years before Christ and in the thousand years after him, were the peoples of the Mediterranean. This may appear improbable to us today, because we are apt to judge these people from present-day appearances. But that is a great mistake.

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Editor’s note: Read “The face of Classical Europe”
– Greece (here) and Rome (here).