Book Review: Pompey, Rising Sun by Robert Allen Johnson

“Oh you hard hearts, you cruel men of Rome. Knew you not Pompey? Many a time and oft have you climbed up to the walls and battlements, to towers and windows, yea, to chimney-tops, your infants in your arms, and there have sat the live-long day, with patient expectation, to see great Pompey pass the [...]

Book Review: Caesar’s Daughter-Julia’s song

“It was a paranoid time in the City. Politicians were more concerned with denying glory to their rivals than with solving problems. Everybody was stabbing everybody in the back. There was no legitimate economy-it was characterized by exploitation and unsustainable debt. Discontent among the masses was rising-there were high levels of unemployment, and great resentment [...]