The modern-day take on the Gladiator places him as a slave fighting alongside brothers to escape. The reality is entirely different. They were well funded, popular and rather egocentric.
Rome remains one of Europe’s most romantic cities, however, under the cobblestone beats a heart of something else entirely, for it may live on, but you will not.
Donald Trump is something new in politics, right? Well, not as such. For those who ignore the lessons of history are doomed to repeat it.