Tag Archives: Roman Empire

The Roman who Should have Succeeded Tiberius

Germanicus (May 24, 15 BC – October 10, 19 AD) I haven’t given up the search for Crucius, but then I remembered that I hadn’t looked at Germanicus yet. This chart was originally randomized, but then I decided to rectify … Continue reading

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An Eyewitness to Roman History (Circa 20 AD)

A Past Life Regression with Barbara Burgess (October 30, 2012) My first impression is of wearing sandals I’m wearing something loose-fitting, like a drape. Toga-like with a belt waist band Anything on your head? (long hesitation) a kind of crown: … Continue reading

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So, That Leaves This Last Man Standing

Patrick Leahy (May 31, 1940) The extended comparison of Roman Emperors with United States Presidents leaves just one position unaccounted for: who would be the likely fourth person if history repeated itself. I’m not entirely sure Patrick Leahy is the … Continue reading

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Hypothetical Question: What Happens If History Repeats Itself?

The Year of Four Emperors (69 AD) It’s no exaggeration to suggest that the United States is going through a similar situation that the Roman Empire did in 69 AD. After Nero committed (assisted) suicide, four men in succession took … Continue reading

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Beware the Ides of February

Tiberius Julius Alexander (10 AD – 70 AD) Let’s be clear here: I said that I was finished at looking for my past life in the 1st Century AD. I even stopped writing about Rome heroes and villains. But one … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots, Using Astrology

The Link Between Me and the First Century: Henry II The difficulty in tracking down past-life connections is one’s unwillingness to accept unpalatable truths. That is why I have been reluctant to see myself as Pontius Pilate. Somehow, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Crusader King and His Karmic Debt to Jerusalem

Richard the Lionheart (September 8, 1157 – April 6, 1199) The mental flash I got yesterday about the Henry II, Richard I and John being connected with the unholy trinity of Flavian emperors hasn’t gone away. Let’s call it the … Continue reading

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“Money Doesn’t Stink!”

You might be tempted to gloat that we don’t have such a taxation, but that shows you’re not paying attention: wastewater is part of our water bill. Some places even have a small fee for using restrooms. So, the joke’s … Continue reading

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Henry II’s Favourite Son: Nicknamed John Lackland

King John of England (December 24, 1166 – October 19, 1216) I’ve written about King John before, but only in connection with the Magna Carta. It was my inspired thought this morning about the echo between John and Domitian that … Continue reading

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The Roman Equivalent of England’s King John

Domitian (October 24, 51 AD – September 18, 96 AD) I was shoveling snow, when this analogy struck me: if Henry II was Vespasian, and Richard the Lionheart was Titus, then King John would be Domitian. The weaker younger brother … Continue reading

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