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Talking about suicide: The Roman Civil Wars

Recently, I quickly taught about the Roman civil wars.  I mentioned Cato the Younger killing himself at Utica, Brutus and Cassius's suicides at Philippi, and Antony and Cleopatra's suicides after the Battle of Actium.  During my first class about the civil wars, I started to feel awkward talking about all these suicides, and I wondered … Continue reading Talking about suicide: The Roman Civil Wars

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