Ides of March: The Noblest Roman of Them All

This was the noblest Roman of them all: All the conspirators, save only he, Did that they did in envy of great Caesar; He, only in a general honest thought And common good to all, made one of them. Mark

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Advent and Anti-Christ, Part III

Part three of my presentation of the four sermons of John Henry Cardinal Newman on the Anti-Christ delivered in 1835 before his conversion.  Part I is here and Part II is here. In this sermon Newman considers the City and Empire

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Ides of March: Brutus

This was the noblest Roman of them all: All the conspirators, save only he,  Did that they did in envy of great Caesar; He, only in a general honest thought And common good to all, made one of them. Mark

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Coriolanus

Though the great houses love us not, we own, to do them right, That the great houses, all save one, have borne them well in fight. Still Caius of Corioli, his triumphs and his wrongs, His vengeance and his mercy,

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Video: The Catacombs of Rome

The short video by the informative website Rome Reports shows beautiful and never before seen images of the world beneath Rome.  From the Temple of Mithra to the underground aqueduct that feeds Trevi Fountain.

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2763rd Anniversary of the Fovnding of Rome

Happy Birthday Rome! Today, 2763 A.U.C., Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus.* According to legend, Rome was founded on April 21, 753 B.C. by twin brothers descended from the Trojan prince Aeneas.  Romulus and Remus were the grandsons of

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Book Review: Empires of Trust (Part II)

[Empires of Trust, review Part I] Review of: Empires of Trust: How Rome Built–and America Is Building–a New World My apologies for taking so long to get back with a second part to this review. In the first installment, I

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