Lezioni di storia. I volti del potere

Power has a dual effect. It has united or divided human beings; it has married justice or showed itself in its brutal form. Power has gone through history in the most diverse forms, materializing in a small number of people, who today represent eternal symbols. In the past as well today, the power does not personify itself just in the actions of some astute liars, crowd pleasers or cruel dictators: numerous are its faces and the instruments to exercise it. Six big historians will tell us what happened over the centuries.


Soldier and Senator, Catiline, is especially known for his attempt to overthrow the Roman Republic and in particular the oligarchic power of the Senate. The Roman historian and politician Sallustio wanted to highlight the figure of Catiline as the perfect criminal, far beyond the already terrifying description made by Cicerone. Who was really Catiline? And why did he remain at the heart of the politic life of Rome for a long period?



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