Theodor Mommsen Quote: “The history of Rome presents various…”

The history of Rome presents various men of greater genius than Scipio Aemilianus, but none equalling him in moral purity, in the utter absence of political selfishness, in generous love of his country, and none, perhaps, to whom destiny has assigned a more tragic part.

Theodor Mommsen


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Name: Theodor Mommsen
Profession: Historian
Nationality: German
Birthday: November 30, 1817
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