Caligola. The follies attributed to the sources do not count

Caligola. The follies attributed to the sources do not count

The follies attributed to Caligola, practically, do not count.

Suffering from megalomania and cruel beyond belief (https://www.pilloledistoria.it/8850/storia-antica/follie-caligola-un-aneddoto-raccapricciante), the Roman emperor, considered among the worst ever among those who ruled the Eternal City, He was distinguished by delusions and incredible acts to limit.

Caligula himself as superior to ordinary mortals, to the point to get angry with the gods when, he said, They lacked respect and to feed on highly bizarre foods like pearls dissolved in vinegar e dusted with gold dishes.

Much has been said and written about the relationship he had with horse Encouraged: though probably his appointment as senator in a sign of defiance towards the true Roman senators is only a legend, it is, however, that he really considered his best friend and that, also for this, She made him sleep in his bed and pretended was served at the table with plates of gold (Photo gives: ilfaroonline.it)