Sunday, March 2, 2008

War Cries

More handiwork from FDPG's history pages. We were all reading about Ashurbanipal and his, err, methodology as both king and army captain when I came across this translation. It was carved into a wall relief and was supposedly something his armies were taught to shout as they neared the enemy. Judging from his war record it was quite effective.

"We are like an evil rain that washes its enemies away! We are like a net that tangles the feet of those who fight against us!"

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