The Crossing of the Rubicon

By |2020-01-06T21:56:02-06:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: Civilization, Poetry, Rome, Western Civilization|

Caesar has crossed the Alps, his mighty soul Great tumults pondering and the coming shock. Now on the marge of Rubicon, he saw, In face most sorrowful and ghostly guise, His trembling country's image; huge it seemed Through mists of night obscure; and hoary hair Streamed from the lofty front with turrets crowned: Torn were [...]