The truth as the first casualty in war (part 5/6)

18-04-2022

Opinion

Jacob Hoekman, RD

Illustration RD, Corné van der Horst

The year is 31 BC. A fierce battle rages in Rome over who will become the next ruler of the vast Roman Empire. The battle is between the great general Mark Antony and the no less great politician Octavian, better known as Augustus. Peace lies ahead, under Emperor Augustus Rome would face a time without civil wars after a century of mutual bloodshed.