Romulus Augustulus or Julius Nepos? Moreover, does it matter which one is the rightful last Western Roman Emperor?
The golden eagles embroidered on Constantine XI’s shoes.
“Grant that Cato, in life, was even greater than Caesar; was he greater in death than Otho?”
〜How much can we learn about the shadowy last Roman Emperor in the West from Project Gutenberg?〜
〜Settle in for a long read on the enigmatic life and death of a Roman Emperor whose life was as interesting as his reign was short〜
〜Do not tell he who will command 30 legions that he knows nothing and should take leave to paint gourds〜
“The world is the stage, men are the actors; the events of life form the piece; fortune distributes the parts…”
〜Revisiting the end of the Western Roman Empire 1,544 years later〜
Reflecting on Emperor Constantine XI’s final prayers at the Hagia Sophia on the eve of the fall of Constantinople.
“Whoever wishes to escape, let him save himself if he can; and whoever is ready to face death, let him follow me!”
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