Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Early Hate Crime Quote O' The Day

"So an arrest was made of all who confessed; then on the basis of their information, an immense multitude was convicted...for hatred of the human race."

--Tacitus's Account of Nero's Persecution of Christians, Annales, 15, 44.2-8 (Tacitus lived from c. AD 56-c. 120; he wrote the Annales after AD 100; he was not a Christian, and is regarded as one of Rome's greatest historians)

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