Friday, December 4, 2009

War Economics of the Ancient World

His accountess reported to Croesus:
"To raise arms you've a million gold pieces."
Replied Croesus, "I dig your
Callipygian figure;
Now let's subjugate everywhere Greece is!"


  1. Here is my feeble attempt....

    Said Tony to Cleo "my dear,
    Your Callipygian figure, I fear,
    Has Rome's men young and old,
    Paying fortunes in gold,
    For a front row to say 'I Caesaria'.


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