The safest place to be…
As the Roman Empire came apart at the seams, the safest place to be was on the very edges of that dying empire.
I have recently been reading the books, by Robert Harris, detailing the life of the great thinker, orator and statesman, Cicero.
Of all the cumulative reasons why the Roman Empire came apart, endless wars, an over reliance on slave labour and corruption in government appear to be at the forefront.
Wealthy Romans drank water transported through lead pipes…
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