Themed Set: The Fall of the Roman Republic

Our third Themed Set installment.

During the last century B.C.E., Rome was convulsed by civil wars. When the flames subsided, the Roman Empire had been born out of the ashes of the Republic — though the powerless forms of the latter were diligently preserved by the emperors.

The three executions remembered next all took place during — and as consequence of — this epochal struggle for power.

On this day..