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you think it means. Individual Monarchs receive Kingdom with out reference to Rome or any other source. The traditional way is by conquest.
by aoeu
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 01:01 PM PST with 0 Recommends
by annieli
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 08:51 AM PST with 7 Recommends
DATELINE: ROME. I’ve always wanted to start a column like that, and now, at last, my dream has been realized. Rome, the Eternal City, has me bewitched. Our first full day here, we awoke early and ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Oct 10, 2014 at 07:18 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
What will come after capitalism? When the Roman Empire collapsed in the west in the 5th century after Christ (going by Dionysius Exiguus's calendar ), very little in the way of imagination was ...
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 101 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 04:01 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Sunday morning, Pope Francis, in his weekly address at the Vatican, pleaded once again for peace in the Middle East and prayed for the victims of the Ebola outbreak. His speech comes days after ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 104 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 06:27 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
Rioters destroyed stores owned by Jews and chanted anti-Semitic slogans in demonstrations in France that stretched over three weekends last month. A synagogue in western Germany was attacked, and ...
by petercgoldmark
Comment Count 168 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 08:37 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread (MOT) We're known as the MOTley Crew and you can find us here every morning at 7:00 am Eastern (and perhaps sometimes earlier!). Feel free ...
by P Carey
Comment Count 59 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 03:30 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
would have a beard --
by enhydra lutris
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jun 16, 2014 at 09:32 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
When I was a kid, I studied Latin. Vesuvius and its eruption figured prominently into my lessons. I saw a photo once that was of an artists' rendering of what it was like for ancient Romans to flee ...
by Guangho
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jun 13, 2014 at 02:02 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Last year the Maya , this year Romans.This is the draft I submitted to the conference for acceptance. I will add to it prior to the 2014 International System Dynamics Conference , provided I am ...
by Tom Lum Forest
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 12:37 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Another week. I'm still a little snakebit by the California History course, as my lesson ran significantly short both Monday and Wednesday (because I didn't do a whole lot to revise them before I ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Mar 01, 2014 at 05:30 AM PST with 19 Recommends
The Onion has done a lot of great 'reporting' (see here , for example) on America's insane health care non-system, but its most ...
by james321
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 02:47 PM PST with 17 Recommends
There are rumors that some US based weavers face a looming future. Let's save that for another thread, rather than string you along. Better leave the fringe twisting to some warped beam. Pope ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 11:10 AM PST with 22 Recommends
There has been plenty of fascination with the new pope's statement, "Who am I to judge?" when asked about his views of gay and lesbian people. There has been plenty of fascination with the new pope'...
by rserven
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 04:00 PM PST with 58 Recommends
Frankly, I lost faith (so-to-speak) in all types of organized religion long ago. I have given up ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 384 comments on Tue Dec 03, 2013 at 01:47 AM PST with 430 Recommends
This is a quick break from the Clown School that is the Republican Party. This poll isn't scientific. Below the Orange Squiggle.
by Churchill
Comment Count 93 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 05:45 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I don't always believe the Roman historian Plutarch, but then you should never always believe any historian. Still, Plutarch always told a good story. His tale of the death of Pompey the Great is a ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
was recruited from the sons of the middle class in Rome. The most democratic force available in some turbulent times.
by aoeu
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 12:17 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jun 07, 2013 at 09:21 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
If you've seen the Sistine Chapel, you know how sublime it is. I'm not surprised that they failed fifteen times before they got it right. Some stories bring epiphanies, they strike you like light ...
by Brecht
Comment Count 60 comments on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 03:41 PM PST with 44 Recommends