Marble Statue Group of the Three Graces. Roman copy of a Greek work of the 2nd century B.C. Marble Statue Group of the Three Graces. Roman copy of a Greek work of the 2nd century B.C.

Every Empire Eventually Falls

What can Ancient Rome teach us? National security, civil liberties, terrorism…those issues obsessed Romans 2,000 years ago just as they obsess us today. Renowned classicist Mary Beard says we have lots to learn from Ancient Rome, including insights into how empires rise and fall.

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