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The Roman Empire At Its Peak

Height Roman Empire Map

Quantity is certainly not quality. Despite encompassing an incredible five million-plus square kilometers by 117 AD, that vast expanse surely wouldn’t be enjoyed for too much longer. As the empire expanded, the efficacy of its institutions contracted to the point that by 284 AD it was vulnerable to external attack and eventually collapsed.

Who Is Your State’s Highest Paid Employee?

Highest Paid Public Employees United States

If you’re looking to strike it big on the public dime, college athletics might be the way to go. While you won’t see many college sports coaches’ names filling out the top of any salary list, that’s because a good portion of their additional compensation stems from media appearances, apparel contracts, and fundraising. Check out Dead Spin for more details.

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