It's like Abraham Lincoln, who at six feet-four towered above most of his male contemporaries in the 19th Century, and certainly towered above his wife. He often made jokes about it, and even though his enemies called him a baboon and gorilla it obviously didn't stop him from becoming the greatest president in US history.
Edited by TheMacGuffin, 11 November 2012 - 04:49 PM.
Apparently this person's status didn't necessarily reflect his physical stature, and maybe that's a good thing. Imagine Nero or Caligula an actual giant among the rest.
Imagine Chris Rock being this tall - imagine slaves being this tall; what's the world coming to?
The giant's tibia, or shinbone, compared with that of a normal Roman male of the same period.
Photograph by Simona Minozzi, Endocrine Society
Edited by psyche101, 14 November 2012 - 07:50 AM.
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