Quis Furor, O Cives? A Plea for Preserving Historical Monuments

Published: 25/08/2017
Quis Furor, O Cives? A Plea for Preserving Historical Monuments
Source: WWW.NATIONALREVIEW.COM

Some years ago, before we as a nation started punching ourselves in the face by moving to excise Confederate monuments from our public spaces and thereby destroy a part of our cultural patrimony, I studied a marble Roman portrait of the first emperor, Augustus, in the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha. At least it looked like Augustus, but it fell short of his classic good looks. It turned out it was him

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