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When in Rome...

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Submitted by Stephen Grossman (United States), Apr 16, 2011 at 22:33

Who was the Roman emperor who "elected" a horse to the Senate to express his disgust with their irrationality and decadence?

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Caligula appointed his horse as consul.

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