Ancient Rome had its parallels with internet mobbing.

“Which is the more pitiful I cannot decide — being accused because of a friendship, or accusing a friend.”

Tacitus. The Annals: The Reigns of Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero. Oxford World’s Classics. Translated by J.C. Yardley. Introduction and notes by Anthony A. Barrett. Oxford University Press Inc.: New York. 2008. (Book Six, Chapter 6, p 182)


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