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The Ides of March and Moral Dilemma – A Re-Post

  Well happy Ides of March! It was on  Ides (or 15th) of March, 44  B.C. that Julius Caesar was assassinated in the Forum. The day has lived in infamy, as they say, ever since, fascinating scholars, historians and moralists. Was … Continue reading

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Lamentations for Crassus

Oh Crassus! Croesus of the Western Empire Plutocrat of the Republic Why seek ye glory in the East? Was the crucifying of Spartacists along the Appian Way not enough to ensure your name forever carved in Memory’s stone? Crossing the Euphrates … Continue reading

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Learning from Crassus

Marcus Licinius Crassus was the richest man in Roman history. Indeed, he is considered one of the richest men who ever lived. He made his fortune as a supporter of the dictator Sulla by confiscating the properties of Sulla’s political … Continue reading

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The Ides of March and Moral dilemma

Well happy Ides of March! It was on this day, the Ides (or 15th) of March that Julius Caesar was assassinated in the Forum. The day has lived in infamy, as they say, ever since, fascinating scholars, historians and moralists. … Continue reading

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