Hah well there's a difference between being a neglectful father and raising a Caligula-type.
Lesson 51: Don't appoint your dipshit son to succeed you. It can precipitate the fall of an empire.
He spent the majority of his reign on the German frontier battling barbarian tribes. So he may have been boring but he wasn't often bored.
Having Googled pictures of her, I can say that she was never really that good looking either. Actually, you gotta respect that she played the game and played it well.
The most sanctimonious and uncompassionate are always the most hypocritical. That applies to just about everything.
I am a childless atheist and that moment really hit home for me. For him to have faked that moment would have required him to be Marlon Brando.