#1: Jesus never went to Rome. Once when Jesus was in Jerusalem he went to the temple and found merchants within the sacred areas peddling when they shouldn't be, and he got angry at the insolence and greed. #2: Check out this link for a very good explanation on the topic from Matthew 5:38,39. This does a very good job of interpreting the meaning behind eye for an eye vs. turn the other cheek. http://www.gac.20m.com/self-def.htm For your benefit Lenny. Knowledge is power.