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Will Durant: “barbarians invading from without or multiplying within”

4 June 2017

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“The Islamic conquest of India is probably the bloodiest story in history. It is a discouraging tale, for its evident moral is that civilization is a precious good, whose delicate complex of order and freedom, culture and peace, can at any moment be overthrown by barbarians invading from without or multiplying within.”

Will Durant, Historian and author of The Story of Civilization

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