History

SPQR

Here’s one just for fun.
SPQR is the acronym of Senatus PopulusQue Romae, i.e. the Senate and People of Rome. This was a motto of the Ancient Roman Republic which was applied on state monuments in Rome.
I am reading the book, Rome, by Robert Hughes. He says that some claim that SPQR means, Scusi, il […]

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