Napoleon Bonaparte Battle of the Pyramids Quote: Forty Centuries Look Down On Us-1798

Napoleon Quote: From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.

Napoleon Quote: From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.

 

Napoleon Bonaparte, then a general of the French Republic, led a Revolutionary French Army into the desert lands of Egypt, to battle the Mamelukes and the Ottomans (and the British showed up as well), and won a great victory in the shadows of the ancient Egyptian Pyramids in the summer of 1798. This quote by Napoleon was used to inspire his soldiers to greatness.

Napoleon Bonaparte Battle of the Pyramids Quote: Forty Centuries Look Down On Us-1798

Napoleon Bonaparte Battle of the Pyramids Quote: Forty Centuries Look Down On Us-1798

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