Such were the values of Anwar Kamal, the leader of a tribal army in Khyber-Pakhtunkwa. Note inter alia the displays of historic weaponry.
Akbar Bugti, a Baloch(i) ἀρχιλῃστής,* said: “It is better to die quickly in the mountain than
slowly in bed”. He delighted in punctiliously-pronounced discourses on the love-life of
camels and wreaking horrible revenge on his foes. “What is better than
seeing your enemies driven before you and then taking their women to
* '-insurrectionist' is better than '-robber, -bandit, or -brigand'.
Wednesday, 23 March 2016
Homeric, Pasthun, and Balochi values: honour, hospitality, revenge
Labels: Homer, Pakistan, Quotations
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