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Blimey, some people

Roman villa with fountain of wine for ‘super elite’ discovered in Italy
The winery, built for a Roman emperor, boasted marble floors and fountains from which grape juice gushed

That’s not elite behaviour, that’s common as muck got rich behaviour. As was true of rather a large number of Roman Emperors.

The actual elites had enough slaves to deliver the Falernian as it should be.

1 thought on “Blimey, some people”

  1. I’m sure quite a few senators would have agreed with you Tim.

    But not where the emperor could hear them.

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