History, Viewpoints, Narratives and Ancient Rome
(From Giovanni Paolo Panini, via Staatsgalerie, Stutgard/Wikimedia Commons, used w/o permission.)
(Giovanni Paolo Panini's "Ancient Rome" — an 18th century view. (1754-1757))
"...Naiad airs have brought me homeI've split this week's post into three sections:
To the glory that was Greece,
And the grandeur that was Rome...."
("To Helen," Edgar Allen Poe (1845) via Wikipedia)
- History 101 and Humanity's Continuing Story
- About History: Definitions, Documents, and Narratives
- Will the Real Ancient Rome Please Stand Up?
Impressions of ancient Rome: morals, Cicero, Sallust and Gibbon. An almost-forgotten King, a president and a thought experiment. Historical narratives.