TIL about Marcus Licinius Crassus, an ancient Roman who was the richest man in his time in history. He gained his wealth largely through slaves, politics, and real estate. In mockery of his greed, melted gold was poured in his mouth after his death. by whatilearned April 4, 2021, 3:32 am Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_Licinius_Crassus What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote ancientCrassusdeathestategainedGoldgreedhistorylargelyLiciniusmanMarcusmeltedmockerymouthpoliticspouredrealrichestRomanslavesTILtimeToday I learnedwealth See more Previous article Random shit i saw on twitter Next article You are now in charge of making an un-amusement park. What un-amusing attractions will be in your park? 11 Comments Leave a Reply Yeah, pouring molten gold after he died really taught him a lesson. Log in to Reply He organized the first formal fire brigade in history. Of course, this was actually a money-making scheme for him – if your house was on fire, his brigade would show up, and do nothing unless you sold him the house at, well, a fire-sale price. As a result, he earned a fortune in real estate. Log in to Reply Crassus? He owes me money! Log in to Reply He was gifted a gold grill Log in to Reply Obviously not a true Targeryon Log in to Reply He had it coming. He deserved a slower death, but at least it was poetic justice. Log in to Reply Can’t take that to the afterlife lol Log in to Reply Sounds Like GOT Log in to Reply Sounds like he was crass and larcenous to me. Log in to Reply Are you listening, Bezos? Log in to Reply gmm? Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.