zaterdag 4 september 2010

Citaat van de week

". . .As a matter of fact, a minority can transform a people when it wishes to dominate it effectively, when it has only contempt for it, regarding it as fit only for exploitation; as was the case with the Normans in England, the Musulmans wherever they appeared and even the Romans in the conquered provinces. "

Henri Pirenne: Mohammed and Charlemagne (page 37)