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  • Of course I am grateful for all the help we received marshall plan and all the other help, but I would like to say that the "vae victis" still counts today.

    Athens backs villagers' fight for German compensation over 1944 SS massacre

  • The problem is... vae victis: it is always the people who lose the war who must pay.

    Athens backs villagers' fight for German compensation over 1944 SS massacre

  • So in many ways the results of the 1939-45 was not ‘vae victis’ but woe to all, and particularly woe to those the Nazi regime has identified as its particular enemies, the Jews, the Poles, the Russians and others who were consigned to genocidal murder and woe to any one or any nation that fell under their power from Greece to Norway, from France to Estonia.

    Athens backs villagers' fight for German compensation over 1944 SS massacre

  • According to legend, during a dispute over the accuracy of the weights used to measure the ransom of gold Brennus demanded, he threw his sword upon the scales and uttered the famous quote "Vae victis!"

    Colle del Gran San Bernardo – A little history of famous people

  • According to legend, during a dispute over the accuracy of the weights used to measure the ransom of gold Brennus demanded, he threw his sword upon the scales and uttered the famous quote "Vae victis!"

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  • According to legend, during a dispute over the accuracy of the weights used to measure the ransom of gold Brennus demanded, he threw his sword upon the scales and uttered the famous quote "Vae victis!"

    February 2009

  • According to legend, during a dispute over the accuracy of the weights used to measure the ransom of gold Brennus demanded, he threw his sword upon the scales and uttered the famous quote "Vae victis!"

    Little Green Tracs

  • According to legend, during a dispute over the accuracy of the weights used to measure the ransom of gold Brennus demanded, he threw his sword upon the scales and uttered the famous quote "Vae victis!"

    Via Francigena

  • According to legend, during a dispute over the accuracy of the weights used to measure the ransom of gold Brennus demanded, he threw his sword upon the scales and uttered the famous quote "Vae victis!"

    Cultural

  • According to legend, during a dispute over the accuracy of the weights used to measure the ransom of gold Brennus demanded, he threw his sword upon the scales and uttered the famous quote "Vae victis!"

    Medieval Trails

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