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Ah, That Clears Everything Up, to My Understanding

The United States of America is NOT a Democracy See, we’ve been viewing the States all wrong, since forever. It is supposed to be a servant of the people, not a government. Think SPQR, and you’ll finally get a glimpse … Continue reading

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The Last Battle of the Republic of Rome

Battle of Actium (September 2, 31 BC) This final chapter of the Civil War between Mark Antony and Octavian, which was undertaken to rid the Roman world of the son of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra, took place off the coast … Continue reading

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Was There Anyone More Miserable Than This Man?

Victor Hugo (February 26, 1802 – May 22, 1885) It’s not often that an individual can know exactly when he was conceived, but Victor Hugo did, and he encoded the date into one of his most famous stories. Since Hugo’s … Continue reading

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Caesar: The Die was Cast in 49 B.C.E.

Julius Caesar Crossing the Rubicon Honestly, you wouldn’t think such an insignificant stream could change the course of history, would you? Julius Caesar knew the significance of his actions, though. He knew that bringing his troops back home to Rome … Continue reading

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The First (and Only) Dictator of Rome

Gaius Julius C├Žsar (July 13, 100 BCE – March 15, 44 BCE) Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft … Continue reading

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