Seminar
The Roman Empire: A Cautionary Tale for America
Virtual
Sat, Jun 4, 2022 at 8:30 PM EDT
2 hrs

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Are we Rome?

The rise and fall of ancient Rome is one of the greatest stories in the history of the world. From a group of settlements huddled along the Tiber in Italy, Rome rose to conquer much of the Mediterranean world and Europe. At the height of the Roman Empire, one in every five people in the world lived within its territory.

For Americans, Rome’s unlikely ascent, spectacular ambitions, and gruesome decline have provided endless fuel for our national self-examination. Is the United States an empire? Are empires good or bad? What makes great civilizations decline and fall—and how can America avoid that fate?

This talk will explore the great American question -- "Are we Rome?" -- and explain why this ancient empire continues to fascinate our very modern nation.


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