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Alea iacta est!: Plutarch and the Event of the Self

For Plutarch, life and the course of history insist that we face up to who we are and this is as harrowing as it is liberating; it is the source of our destruction as much as it is the springboard for our accomplishments.

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Rome

The lofty political rhetoric disguising base power-grabbing in Rome is all too familiar in a contemporary US context.

Todd R. Ramlow
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Rome

If there is a civics lesson to be gleaned from Rome, it is to beware the passions inflamed by a government in the midst of an identity crisis.

Michael Buening
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Rome

Lest one fear the consequences of amoral political realism get a watered-down treatment, Rome proves steadfast -- eager, even -- in its refusal to skimp on detail.

Ryan Vu
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Rome: Total War

While we can all agree that things like 3D graphics are a good thing, it's difficult to extol the appeal of certain time periods.

Paul De Angelis

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