Timothy Joseph

What the Roman senate’s grovelling before emperors explains about GOP senators’ support for Trump

Unhinged leaders, dynastic intrigue, devastation and plunder: For 15 years I have been researching and teaching the ancient historian Tacitus’ works on the history of the Roman Empire. It has rarely been difficult to find echoes of the history he describes… Read More »What the Roman senate’s grovelling before emperors explains about GOP senators’ support for Trump