The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is
the people versus the banks. — Lord Acton

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This is not a comprehensive history of Rome, but rather a series of stories and anecdotes pertaining to the early years of the empire, specifically the first two centuries A.D. Most of the emperors between Augustus and Aurelius are portrayed, as well as important characters such as Maecenas, Horace, Agricola, Pliny, Martial, Livia, Seneca and others.

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Sejanus and Livia
THE INSULT WAS TERRIBLY AVENGED.


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