Today's installment concludes Commodus' Bad Reign, our selection from The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon published in 1788.
The servile crowd, whose fortune depended on their master's vices, applauded these ignoble pursuits. Continuing Commodus' Bad Reign, our selection
The negligence of the public administration was betrayed, soon afterward, by a new disorder, which arose from the smallest beginnings. Continuing
When he ascended the throne the happy youth saw round him neither competitor to remove nor enemies to punish. Continuing Commodus' Bad Reign, our
This series has five easy 5 minute installments. This first installment: Marcus Aurelius Places Family Over Empire. Introduction Gibbon, the