Friends, Romans, Countrymen lend me your eyes. What you see on the page in front of you is not another dry history of Rome. Gibbon already has a monopoly on that. Instead, I’ve left in all the awesome bits. If Rome had a Daily Show, this would be it.
There are three types of posts: history, OMG (myths and legends), and Pop Quizzes (review).
Check back on Wednesdays for the next installment in Rome’s horrible history.
Being a history nerd (only slightly lower on the social totem pole than English majors and less employable than computer geeks) I was required to write a thesis in order to graduate college. This is what I wish I could have written.