Greed, Power, and Prestige – Explaining the Fall of the Roman Republic

“When toil is replaced by an attack of indolence, and self-control and fairness by one of lust and haughtiness, there is a change in fortune as well as in morals and behavior.”[1] This claim, made by the Roman historian Sallust, can be easily substantiated when the characters and actions of the leading men in Rome … Continue reading Greed, Power, and Prestige – Explaining the Fall of the Roman Republic