Romans in America


This realization blew my mind: the Roman empire lasted long enough that there were Romans who learned about the existence of America.

The Eastern Roman (Byzantine) empire lasted until 1453, long enough for a Roman born around then to be in their 40s when America was discovered in 1492.

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