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Borgia: Faith and Fear Review

Thanks to Netflix, I have been watching the Canal+ produced series Borgia: Faith and Fear. The series is produced by Tom Fontana, a writer and producer on previous dramas such as St. Elsewhere and Homicide: Life on the Street, and … Continue reading

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Historical Oddities: The Roman Commune

The city of Rome has had a violent and turbulent history. As the center of the Roman Empire, it was always the target of coups and civil wars within the empire. After the fall of the empire, it was a … Continue reading

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Historical Oddities: Incitatus, the Horse Caligula Made Senator

Many Roman Emperors are now known for the more eccentric moments of their reigns than their actions as rulers. Caligula, consul and Emperor of Rome from 37 to 41 AD, is probably one of the more well known, and the … Continue reading

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