Tag Archives: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

The French Are an Ancient and Opulent People

Fabrizio del Wrongo¬†writes: I. Germany (says the Greek Chalcondyles) is of ample latitude from Vienna to the ocean; and it stretches (a strange geography) from Prague in Bohemia to the River Tartessus, and the Pyren√¶an Mountains. The soil, except in … Continue reading

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Bronze Is Not the Most Durable of Monuments

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Near three months, without excepting the holy season of Lent, were consumed in skirmishes and preparations, before the Latins were ready or resolved for a general assault. The land fortifications had been found impregnable; and the … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Refugees

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: There will be more calls in the coming days to close the United States’ borders to refugees, and in France and the rest of Europe, those voices will likely be deafening. Already in the midst of … Continue reading

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A Magnificence Suitable to a People Who Styled Themselves the Masters of the World

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The only merit of the administration of Carinus that history could record, or poetry celebrate, was the uncommon splendor with which, in his own and his brother’s name, he exhibited the Roman games of the theatre, … Continue reading

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