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9 insane monarchs (but were they all really crazy?)

Image 1 of 11 Caligula Bad enough that he went through life saddled with his baby name, which means "Little Boots." The boy emperor of Rome, who died in A.D. 41, was fond of decapitations over dinner. He also married his sister and had his ... Houston Chronicle, 3 weeks ago

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Rome Journal: The Whores of Rome

In ancient times Rome was a palace of debauchery. Gore Vidal wrote the script for Caligula , the story of the emperor who epitomized the debauchery that was Rome. In Mamma Roma , Pier Paolo Pasolini tells the tragic story of a retired prostitute who ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Caligula's last stand

I am handicapped, a touch, by the fact that I consider Toni Abela, soon to be grilled by whoever it is who does these things, to see whether he is fit and proper to be a member of the European Union's Court of Auditors, as a friend. We don't see eye ...
 Times of Malta4 hours ago

This day in history (Jan. 24)

41 Roman Emperor Caligula, known for his eccentricity and sadistic despotism, is assassinated by his disgruntled Praetorian Guards. The Guard then proclaims Caligula's uncle Claudius as Emperor 1438 The Council of Basel suspends Pope Eugene IV. ...
 Inyo Register2 weeks ago

AT HOME AND ABROAD: Zuma has blown his credibility as a president

Not since Caligula made his horse a consul has there been such an insane governmental appointment — the time has come for Zuma to go, writes
 Global Advisors1 month ago Zuma's antics could cost us our independence  News241 month ago Jacob Zuma has blown his credibility as a president month ago

Vladimir Putin is grooming Alexei Dyumin become future Russian president

Vladimir Putin is grooming deputy defence minister Alexei Dyumin to be his successor in the Kremlin Vladimir Putin is grooming an action man military hero in his own image as his heir apparent, according to speculation in Moscow. Deputy ...
 NewsGrio10 hours ago

Could You Stomach the Horrors of 'Halftime' in Ancient Rome?

Credit: Public domain View full size image Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz is a New York Times best-selling nonfiction writer and poet, and the author of "Dr. Mütter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine" ...
 MyInforms1 day ago
Business Insider Australia

23 of most ruthless leaders of all time

One man's hero is another man's tyrant, a popular aphorism goes. But while we can argue the validity and virtue of certain political agendas, the callous methods by which some leaders attain their goals are less up to interpretation. After ...
 Business Insider Australia2 days ago

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Mens Journal

Lawrence Osborne: The Last Expat

Credit: Courtesy Lawrence Osborne Lawrence Osborne is speaking from the balcony of his 15th-floor apartment in central Bangkok when the rumbling starts. "It's monsoon weather," he says. "All hell breaks loose." Osborne, 57, has lived in Thailand ...
 Mens Journal3 days ago
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