Quote Originally Posted by mamboni View Post
Centuries then equal years today - things happen alot faster now. Also, the Roman legions were not invincible on all fronts. They got their asses handed to them by the Germanic tribes at the Teutenberg forest; and Rome never defeated Persia on the battlefield. Just ask Crassus what happens when a Roman legion engages in military adventurism in Persia.
Yes things happen faster today, apart from change of power... A century since creation of Federal Reserve Bank, two since battle of Waterloo!