Rome

Decline Is in the Mind

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media It’s Over? Really? In the last two years, we have a heard a constant litany of “decline,” as in America is over as it once was. Fifth-century AD Rome is often evoked, as are the contemporary economic miracles in China and India to “prove” inevitable American waning. Share This

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Signs of the Times

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Trimalchio’s Bowl Sometime during the reign of the emperor Nero, the novelist and imperial confidant Petronius wrote a novel about life among the Roman nouveau richein the Bay of Naples. Share This

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The Destiny of Cities

by Victor Davis Hanson City Journal (Autumn 2010) As the world steadily grows more urbanized, with 50 percent of its population no longer rural, it is more important than ever to ask how cities either perish or manage to survive. Share This

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