Benito Mussolini addresses a crowd in Rome, 1930s. The sign behind him includes the Latin inscription arx omnium nationum (“the center of all nations”), a phrase used by the ancient statesman Cicero to describe the seat of the Roman Empire. Mussolini dreamed that his Fascist government would restore Italy to the glory once known by ancient Rome.


Fascism: Radical Nationalism

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