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The Demise Of Cicero

He was widely acclaimed as the most famous and greatest orator of ancient Rome, Marcus Tullius Cicero.  His words and writings still inform contemporary politicians. Cicero was born on the 3rd of Januarius, 106 BCE southeast of Rome in a … Continue reading

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Battle Of Alexandria

It was the last victory for the Egyptian forces loyal to Queen Cleopatra. In the final war of the Roman Republic, Rome had declared war on Egypt.  The Battle of Alexandria was a minor stumbling block in the way of … Continue reading

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Crossing The Rubicon

I have reached the point of no return.  From this place forward, I am committed to write today’s blog post.  The ideomatic expression, “To cross the Rubicon” is generally used by modern people to signify that there is no more … Continue reading

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Regarding Julius Caesar

I agree with many historians that Julius Caesar is perhaps one of the  most wise leaders of antiquity.  Certainly his life was filled with major events.  He found himself in many dangerous situations that he managed to escape.  Living such … Continue reading

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Should Versus Is

The calendar tells me today is the Ides Of March.  It’s the middle of the month.  The word root of the word Ides is Idus.  Ides is defined as the half-division.  The Ides of March was a particularly festive day in … Continue reading

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