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by 588 · September 16, 2014 at 7:15 PM

While browsing an out-of-print history book "Romans and Aliens" (no, not the kind from outer space) I came across an interesting comment made about the "Germans" (obviously the ancestors of modern day Germans as their were no Germans then): this... (more)

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Angelo___Latest_in_Paleo 0 · October 03, 2010 at 4:14 AM

This reminded me of a quote I had read on Paleohacks a while back. Here's how Caesar summed up the Germans: The nation of the Suevi is by far the largest and the most warlike nation of all the Germans.... They do not live much on corn,... (more)

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by 3268 · September 16, 2014 at 7:14 PM

Has anyone read Caesar's Commentary on the Gallic Wars? His discussions of the (paleo) Germanic tribes is very interesting. Meat? Check. Raw dairy? Check. Cold baths? Check. Plenty of time outdoors? Check. Great physical size, strength, and... (more)

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ChenZhen 0 · July 08, 2010 at 6:50 PM

Another interesting Quote: Compared to the Jurched [Chinese] soldiers, the Mongols were much healthier and stronger. The Mongols consumed a steady diet of meat, milk, yogurt, and other dairy products, and they fought men who lived on ... gruel... (more)