What does absolute power do to you? MJ Akbar writes an interesting book review for The Twelve Caesars. A good read, detailing some of the excesses of Julius Caesar and Nero. 66 more words
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Happy first day of Lentmas!
It’s 11am and I’ve not long been back from the gym. I’m still a bit bunged up from the few days of cold I’ve been through this week (the 8 packs of travel tissues I bought in a panic were, in hindsight, entirely unnecessary), so I took things slow and it was nice. 209 more words
Today, back in the first century, poor young Britannicus bit the dust. Son of the emperor Claudius, his fate was sealed as soon as his father’s was. 473 more words