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Which Roman Emperor was Really “the Great”

By admin / June 6, 2019

QUESTION: Why Constantine the Great? Mr Armstrong, Of the 170 or so Roman emperors from 27BC to 476AD only one carries the title “the Great” and that is Constantine(r.306-337AD). Would you have chosen another Roman emperor for this distinction in preference to Constantine? JR ANSWER: Constantine was given the title “the Great” because of his use […]

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China & its Monetary History

By admin / August 4, 2016

  QUESTION: Marty, it was interesting for you to mention some chinese history including the mongol empire the other day. i am currently studying the monetary history of china. am reading the book “Fountain of Fortune” and “History of Money” by Glyn Davies. Davies mentions how the Roman monetary system collapsed in about nine years, […]