Sentences with «victors»

« The old adage that "history is written by the victors" is simply not true: history has left behind mountains of evidence about the lives of those who had access to less personal autonomy than the social elites. These elites did much to write some of the most familiar historical narratives, but these traditional narratives have been subject to sustained criticism for several decades. »
« The victors gave the losers time to gather their dead for a proper burial and peace terms were negotiated. »
« Instead, the victors deprived the French of their conquests and imposed a modest indemnity, but did not dismember the country. They did, however, redraw the map of Europe. »

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