The Abhorrent Emperors of Rome
Throughout the history of the Roman Empire, one has witnessed the
a plethora of great leaders who have lead their country to prosperity. From
Augutus, to Constantine, Rome has had a fair share of great emperors.
However, we tend to forget the leaders who have depleted the reputation of
Rome. Nero, who unjustifiably persecuted thousands of Christians, Caligula,
who demanded he be treated like a god, and Dominitan, who supposedly tortured
people by burning their sexual organs. These villainous emperors have been
overshadowed by the greatness of some the finest leaders in the history of
Rome, and yet their infamous and wretched works are still considered to be
as one of the most horrendous acts in the history of mankind.
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Introduction was written by Philip Lee.