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Ancient Roman Quotes on Notorious Nazi Website

The Daily Stormer has been described as “the leading hate site on the Internet” and “probably the world’s most notorious Nazi website.” Its founder, Andrew Anglin, has been described as “a prolific Internet troll and serial harasser” and has been documented previously by Pharos for an anti-Semitic complaint about “the utter decay” of “the traditions that began with Homer and Hesiod, Socrates and Plato.” Anglin wrote in the Daily Stormer’s style guide” for contributors that “the tone of the site should be light” so that “the unindoctrinated” can’t “tell if we are joking or not” while admitting that “this is obviously a ploy and I actually do want to gas kikes.” The site is best-known for its unabashedly racist and anti-Semitic coverage of current events, with recent articles such as “Virginia: Groid faces murder charges after shooting his coalburner in a stolen car” and “Jews aggressively shilling propaganda to justify an American invasion of Venezuela” but it also features historical content, including an article entitled “The Roman Empire’s Jewish Problem.”

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White Nationalist celebrates “European” Philosophers

Eurocanadian.ca is a white nationalist site devoted to the “promotion and defense of the ethnic interests of European Canadians.” Pharos previously documented a review on this site of a book arguing that ancient Greek homosexuality is “a myth”, but the site also contains original content about antiquity, such as a ranking of  seventy-five of the “greatest” philosophers entitled “Greatest Philosophers are ALL European Men.” It’s a textbook example of confirmation bias: the author presents the list as a scholarly assessment but is really only interested in “proving” the intellectual and racial superiority of Europeans.

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“Gladiator” calls for New Roman Legion to save “the West”

A Dream that was Rome is a site containing “writings on man, masculinity, and the emerging patriarchal renaissance” composed by someone who calls himself “Maximus” in imitation of the fictional character in the film Gladiator. Like other sites Pharos has documented, A Dream that was Rome begins with the assumption that the modern “West” is in decline, and prescribes that women and men should “come together as partners, not equals” in order to “heal the damage done by feminism to heterosexual relations between men and women.” But rather than invoke antiquity itself in support of its misogyinst politics, A Dream that was Rome looks no further back in history than the release of Ridley Scott’s film.

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