The Fís Television Summit is running in Galway this week. To mark the occasion, something a bit special. Sit Down and Be Counted, published in 1969, is a curious beast of a book.
Rome's wars had expanded its power immensely. By the 2nd Century BC, Roman colonial power stretched from the Iberian Atlantic coast to the North of Africa and present day Turkey. However, even as their influence spread, the Senators in Rome found much of their power and popularity leaching away.