Let Troy stay fallen

A prophetess called, Fall Troy, and Trojan Rome arise!. For one to rise, the other had to fall.

But Rome would only rule …

As long as the extensive sea rages between Troy and Rome, let them, exiles, reign happy in any other part of the world: as long as cattle trample upon the tomb of Priam and Paris, and wild beasts conceal their young ones there with impunity, may the Capitol remain in splendor, and may brave Rome be able to give laws to the conquered Medes.

Yes …

Troy has fallen - and fallen let her stay - with the very name of Troy!

Don’t think to rebuild her …

But I pronounce this fate to the warlike Romans, upon this condition; that neither through an excess of piety, nor of confidence in their power, they become inclined to rebuild the houses of their ancestors’ Troy. The fortune of Troy, reviving under unlucky auspices, shall be repeated with lamentable destruction

But Constantine didn’t listen …

he sought for another city as large as Rome, where he might build himself a palace. Having, therefore, discovered a convenient site between Troas and old Ilium, he there accordingly laid a foundation, and built part of a wall to a considerable height, which may still be seen by any that sail towards the Hellespont. Afterwards changing his purpose, he left his work unfinished, and went to Byzantium, where he admired the situation of the place, and therefore resolved, when he had considerably enlarged it, to make it a residence worthy of an emperor.

One Response to “Let Troy stay fallen”

  1. Asyiah Says:

    everyone is selfish,they would only make deoisicn that they think will benefit them the most.In my opinion,it doesnt mean the deoisicn can be always the same for everyone,there are so many factor affecting how everyone make the deoisicn but the thing is economist can still predict how most people think in the economy and that’s why it s necessary to assume everyone is rational.

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