Pantless in Rome

In my latest piece for The Rebel, I describe how Roman emperor Honorius banned pants because they were one way that barbarians within the empire were flaunting their contempt for Roman culture. Far too late, in 407 AD. Three years later, Barbarians sacked Rome. Maybe the Romans should have acted sooner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ey9LZZeil8

The audio-only version is available here: [podcast title="Rebel Audio April 7"]http://www.thejohnrobson.com/podcast/John2016/April/160407Rebel-audio.mp3[/podcast]