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Decline and Fall

There was a time, not so long ago that it no longer exists in my memory, when it was expected that family members of wealthier, educated people would enter public service, and do their part in maintaining the integrity of our country. 417 more words

Thoughts & Musings

Roman Republic-Empire


In 27 b.c Gaius Octavian was crowned emperor marking the official transition of Rome from a republic to an empire. Although the republic had been ruled as such by Caesar and then the Second Triumvarate. 352 more words

St Maurice, patron saint of knights....?

Saint Maurice by Matthias Grünewald c 16th century

On reading Chivalry by Léon Gautier, I learned that St Maurice was the patron saint of knights. 697 more words


Jesus, Matthew, and us

A sermon text, based on Matthew 9.9-13, video-recorded and shared with the people of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Spartanburg, SC, on the Feast of St. Matthew (transferred from September 21 and celebrated on) Sunday, September 20, 2020. 802 more words


Daily Life and Commercial Activities in Roman Macedonia ~ A guest post by Grigorios Charalampidis

The Freelance History Writer is pleased to welcome Grigorios Charalampidis, philologist and private tutor as a guest on the blog. Find him on Academia.edu, … 1,201 more words

Ancient History