Caesar conquered Arles. A bust in his honor was erected. Two years later he is assassinated in Rome. His bust is thrown in the river since being a follower of the assassinated dictator would have been dangerous. Now divers find the stone head.
Today, we know that big funders are "hyper-agents," who, like great generals, found the worlds in which others live. I would think that would be a pretty big responsibility, and one that might make even the most powerful person tremble.
As the Greeks said, "Call no man happy until he is dead."