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Rome’s Talking Statues

Rome’s Talking Statues

There is one indisputable fact — you cannot silence the Vox Popoli, the Voice of the People. It may take some time but, whether you are a king, a tyrant, a pope or a president, sooner or later the people will make their views known, whether you like it or not. Muzzle them, and they will find another way to speak. The citizens of 15th century Rome, for example, did just that, expressing their political opinions and dissatisfaction with the…

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