History of the Founding of Rome: the Short Version

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HISTORY OF THE FOUNDING OF ROME Rome was founded on April 21, 753 B.C., according to the Roman antiquarian Titus Pomponius Atticus. The City’s origins are shrouded in legends and myths. One founding myth is about Aeneas, a Trojan War hero, and his descendants, who are believed to have played a role in the City’s…

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Movie Review: Dune, Part Two (no spoilers)

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Movie Review: Dune, Part Two (no spoilers) Today, March 1, marks the opening of the long-awaited sequel to the film Dune, Part One. It is expected to be one of the largest debuts of 2024. (See my previous review article on the saga’s history, my chat with the author Frank Herbert 45 years ago, the…

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