2018-03-01 19:08:07 UTC
I have seen images of George Washington depicted as Cincinnatus.
But yesterday I first read a comparison of Washington with
Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus Cunctator. On page 182 of "SPQR"
Mary Beard wrote:
"George Washington, the 'American Fabius', as he was sometimes
called, opted for similar tactics at the start of the American
War of Independence, harassing rather than directly engaging
the enemy [...]"
Today I found the mid 20th-century token at