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"O.K., I know it's a long shot, but if we can each convert one lion ..."
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Salt was given to Roman soldiers as wages. That was their 'Salarium' which is the origin of our word 'salary'.
The Cradle of Convenience
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'What do you mean we can't finish on time? Do you want history to say that Rome wasn't built in a day?'
"You just carpe, carpe, carpe."
"Caesar walks in, we stab him, and the rest, as they'll say, will be history."
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"So then Brutus says, 'Nije to bila dama, to je bila moja zena'!"
"These Romans must've been very clumsy - all their pottery is in pieces..."
Romulus and Remus and the Vending Machine
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'Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Lobbyists . . .'
"The word 'slave' is so degrading. Why don't we call you intern."
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Marcus Tullius Cicero
I came, I saw, I had a little brunch, I conquered.
Caesar slips on ice. Bystander says 'He was warned-beware the ice of March'
Roman sculptor murdered by his sculpture
"This one simple draping trick will make people think you work out a lot."
"Look sharp, Son. Your Mother's family just showed up."
64 AD: Nero fiddles while Rome burns.
The Rise of the Vandals
AD 64: Another contestant is voted off Rome's top reality show.
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