The past made present: the relevance of historical statecraft…

Basement of Diocletian's Palace, circa 295 CE. Split, Croatia, February, 21 2022

Are there lessons to be learned from history regarding the impact on junior partners following the fragmentation of monolithic powers and the realignment of geopolitical relations or, to put it another way, what have the Romans ever done for us? Given that they never felt inclined to invade the remote island to the west of Britain they called the Land of Winter, the extent of any Roman influence felt in Hibernia must have remained relatively limited. It certainly would not …

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