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Reading the removal of a statue from the perspective of an (ex) Roman scholar

As an ex-scholar of antiquity with a PhD in Roman archaeology I want to say that pulling down statues is part of human tradition in Europe and North Africa, and fulfills an important role in human society. Statues, plaques, epigraphy (and civic buildings) are typically power being exercised or placated. What do we do when… Continue reading Reading the removal of a statue from the perspective of an (ex) Roman scholar