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Causes For the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

By | June 29, 2013

From “The Caesars” by Thomas de Quincey In the first place, we may observe that the people of Rome in that age were generally more corrupt by many degrees than has been usually supposed possible. The effect of revolutionary times, to relax all modes of moral obligation, and to unsettle the moral sense, has been well and philosophically… Read More »