Sam Roche

About Sam Roche

Sam Roche is an architect, teacher, and author. He writes on public monuments, including the Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, and urban planning, including the book Plans of Chicago. He is an amateur Roman historian.

Trump’s Task Was Caesar’s

At a meeting of the Roman Senate on this day in 44 B.C., a group of his fellow senators surrounded Julius Caesar and stabbed him to death. While his assassins claimed to have freed the Roman Republic from a tyrannical Dictator for Life, Caesar equally could claim to have freed it from them.

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