They got banned by the US and in most of the rest of the world under pressure from the US during the Reagan era. Much like barbiturates, they were quite addictive so their use as medication for sleep and anxiety disorders pretty much got shut down by the 1980s.Can you still get those? I was under the impression they were gone.
I still feel kinda bummed about my Requiem for Roanoke game.
I had a plan and really wanted to get it off the ground but I needed one more player. The fact that I was so close and it still fell through was quite frankly demoralizing.
Things got a lot more interesting about 55 BC.The role of geese in Roman history was briefly hinted at earlier in this thread, but perhaps not everyone is familiar with this incident.
Juno's sacred geese on the Capitoline Hill saved Rome from the Gallic hordes – Historical articles and illustrationsThis edited article about Ancient Rome originally appeared in Look and Learn issue number 715 published on 27 September 1975. In 390 BC Juno’s geese on the Capitol warned Rome of the Gallic attack “The Gauls are coming. Prepare to defend the city,” gasped the exhausted and dust covered messenger...www.lookandlearn.com
That the geese sided with the Romans suggests the Gauls were not the true barbarians here.