Peccavi

November 5, 2007 at 4:38 am (History, South Asia)

In 1843, under General Charles. James Napier the British conquered Sindh. It is said that he announced his conquest with one word: “Peccavi”.

In Latin, “peccavi” means “I have sinned,” a play on General Napier’s intended message, “I have Sindh.”

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