Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Fabius Maximus, fully Quintus Fabius Maximus

Roman Politician and General, defeated Hannibal's army by harassment without risking a pitched battle

"Truth is often eclipsed but never extinguished."

"To be turned from one's course by men's opinions, by blame, and by misrepresentation shows a man unfit to hold an office."