Tag: Roman Empire
Next time you read someone pontificating that the Roman Empire fell because it did something he doesn’t approve of, just smile.
Andrew Latham begins with the Antonine and Cyprian twin plagues, which ravaged the Roman Empire and gave rise to Christianity.
Why is Claudius relevant today? Claudius’s excesses and abuses of power contributed to the ultimate fall of the Roman Empire, which continued to maintain some vestiges of the even greater Roman Republic.
It seems quite evident to many that the United States has been consumed by the same ambition and thus fate with that of the Roman Empire.