Gods and Man at the Fall of Rome

28 Mar 2015, 4:00 am

In 394, a river in Slovenia bore witness to a clash of civilizations. On one side stood a rebel army bearing statutes of Jupiter and Hercules. On the other stood the forces of Emperor Theodosius, bearing the standard of Christ. Battle commenced. Theodosius smashed the would-be usurpers, aided by a m

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27 Mar 2015, 11:32 am

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Gods and Man at the Fall of Rome

In 394, a river in Slovenia bore witness to a clash of civilizations. On one side stood a rebel army bearing statutes of Jupiter and Hercules. On the other stood the forces of Emperor Theodosius, bearing the standard of Christ. Battle commenced. Theodosius smashed the would-be usurpers, aided by a m

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28 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

A portrait of American Islam from the inside.
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Tech at Night: Weekend Update

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