Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The Inglory That Was Rome

The Mystique Of The Manual tells us that Simone Weil "equated the Roman Empire with Nazi Germany and Hitler with Caesar," which comes to mind with this news — Roman Gladiator's Gravestone Describes Fatal Foul.

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Blogger Pints in NYC said...

As empire, yes.

But as republic, she was grand, no?

11:42 AM  
Blogger The Western Confucian said...

Good point.

9:48 PM  

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