Culture of ancient Rome
The culture of ancient Rome existed throughout the almost 1200-year history of the civilization of Ancient Rome. The term refers to the culture of the Roman Republic, later the Roman Empire, which at ...
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Rimini Italy
Frühling in Rimini, Italien. Ausflüge nach Gradara, San Leo, Urbino und Santarcangelo. Musik: The Power of Love - Celin Dion - Jan Fila Amnesia - Maximo Spodek Tiamo I Love You - Maximo Spodek O Sole...
Utilty Kilt Buying Guide
Kilt Master is the Ultimate Scottish Clothing and Accessories Company that offer an Extensive Collection of High Quality Kilts. We offer very low prices and most of our kilts within the price range o...
Dictatorship: A Forbidden History (Part 1: Rome - Dictatorship and Iustitium)
Part of a series on the moral question of dictatorship. Click on the following link to view an e-book I wrote on the subject: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Terrible-Beauty-Dictatorship-Colm-Gillis-ebook/dp/...
British Archeologists Have Discovered Long-Lost Roman Roads Using LIDAR
For years, the United Kingdom’s Environment Agency has been using Lidar to study flooding and coastal changes. Since 1998, it’s had an unexpected use: discovering long-lost roads left by the Romans, h...
Destroyed By ISIS, Sacred Temple Gets 3-D Printed Second Life
Although it was destroyed by ISIS earlier this year, Syria's sacred Temple of Bel is getting a second chance at life thanks to an innovative 3-D imaging initiative. Next year, 3-D printed reconstruct...
The Making of a Roman Silver Cup
Ancient Roman silversmiths developed their craft to the highest levels of refinement and beauty. Applying fire and basic tools to the shaping of precious metals, many of their sophisticated techniques...
This Artist Spent 10 Years Carving A Giant Cave – Alone With His Dog
For the last 10 years, American artist Ra Paulette has been walking alone into New Mexico's desert to work. He spends his time carving a sandstone cave that he found, turning it into a wonderful subte...
Surprise find: Pompeii residents had 'perfect teeth'
High-tech scans of Pompeii residents killed in the long-ago eruption of Mount Vesuvius have provided two revelations: They had amazing teeth, and many were killed by falling masonry and other objects—...
Archaeologists Unearth Intact Pre-Roman Tomb In Pompeii
It’s one of the most famous natural disasters in history. On August 24, 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius erupted, sending floods of ash, pumice and other debris onto the city of Pompeii, located at the volcano...
FROM CLAY TO MOSAICS
Unbelievable work!
1970s Men’s Fashion Ads You Won’t Be Able To Unsee
The 1970s must have taken place on a different planet. These photos of men’s fashions from that decade leave us drowning in astounding mustard knits, garish patterns, high waists, way-too-skimpy brief...
Researchers Discover Secret Recipe Of Roman Concrete That Allowed It To Endure For Over 2,000 Years
Ancient Rome’s concrete recipe is an impressive feat in architectural history. Some Roman buildings are so spectacular in their construction and beauty that modern builders would never attempt somethi...
Rome Founded - Apr 21, 753 B.C.
According to tradition, on April 21, 753 B.C., Romulus and his twin brother, Remus, found Rome on the site where they were suckled by a she-wolf as orphaned infants. Actually, the Romulus and Remus my...
Ancient Roman architecture
Ancient Roman architecture developed different aspects of Ancient Greek architecture and newer technologies such as the arch and the dome to create a new architectural style. Roman architecture flouri...
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Roman art
Roman art refers to the visual arts made in Ancient Rome and in the territories of the Roman Empire. Roman art includes architecture, painting, sculpture and mosaic work. Luxury objects in metal-work...
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Music of ancient Rome
The music of ancient Rome was a part of Roman culture from earliest times. Music was customary at funerals, and the tibia (Greek aulos), a woodwind instrument, was played at sacrifices to ward off ill...
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Theatre of ancient Rome
The theatre of ancient Rome was a diverse and interesting art form, ranging from festival performances of street theatre and acrobatics, to the staging of Plautus's broadly appealing situation comedie...
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Ancient Roman pottery
Pottery was produced in enormous quantities in ancient Rome, mostly for utilitarian purposes. It is found all over the former Roman Empire and beyond. Monte Testaccio is a huge waste mound in Rome ma...
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Social class in ancient Rome
Social class in ancient Rome was hierarchical, but there were multiple and overlapping social hierarchies, and an individual's relative position in one might be higher or lower than in another. The st...
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Clothing in ancient Rome
Clothing in ancient Rome generally comprised the toga, the tunic, the stola, brooches for these, and breeches.
Wool, the most commonly used fiber, was most likely the first material to be spun. Th...
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Cosmetics in Ancient Rome
Cosmetics, first used in Ancient Rome for ritual purposes, were part of daily life for women, especially prostitutes and the wealthy. Some fashionable cosmetics, such as those imported from China, Ger...
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Roman hairstyles
Hairstyle fashion in Rome was ever changing, and particularly in the Roman Imperial Period there were a number of different ways to style hair. Much the same with clothes, there were several hairstyle...
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Ancient Roman cuisine
Roman cuisine is the cuisine of the Italian city of Rome. Roman cuisine is based on seasonal ingredients mostly from Roman Campagna, and prepared in a simple way. Among these, the most important are v...
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Ancient Rome and wine
Ancient Rome played a pivotal role in the history of wine. The earliest influences on the viticulture of the Italian peninsula can be traced to ancient Greeks and the Etruscans. The rise of the Roman ...
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Ancient Roman bathing
Bathing played a major part in ancient Roman culture and society.Bathing was one of the most common daily activities in Roman culture, and was practiced across a wide variety of social classes. Though...
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Sexuality in ancient Rome
Sexual attitudes and behaviors in ancient Rome are indicated by Roman art, literature and inscriptions, and to a lesser extent by archaeological remains such as erotic artifacts and architecture. It h...
Sexuality in ancient Rome - Wikipedia
Latin literature
Latin literature includes the essays, histories, poems, plays, and other writings written in the Latin language. Beginning around the 3rd century BC, it took two centuries to become a dominant litera...
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