The time period for this video is the reign of Constantine before he established the new Rome (Constantinople). Source: The … More
Of the main grains we eat today, some required growing conditions the Romans couldn’t meet.
“Modern technologies may be different from those of ancient Rome, but in both cases, a vast population produced massive challenges, which the Romans addressed in ways scarcely less impressive than those today.”
“We have already spoken of the honours earned by the geese, when the Gauls were detected in their attempt to scale the Capitol. It is for a corresponding reason, also, that punishment is yearly inflicted upon the dogs….
The Tetrarchy: Originally, a single emperor in Rome controlled the Roman Empire. As conflict on different fronts proliferated, one man couldn’t … More
An online article showcasing the Villa Chiragan’s Hercules reliefs.
The Eyes of Aurora: A Fifth Case from the Notebooks of Pliny the Younger Albert A Bell Jr Publication: September … More
Reading about the tax situation in the late Republic and Principate, puts the time period in a whole new light. … More
It’s been major international news that although the U.S. worked up to the deadline to get a bill passed that … More
Here’s a great list of Latin cognomina from “The Origin of Roman Praenomina,” by George Davis Chase. Harvard Studies in … More