The Conspiracy of Catiline

The Conspiracy of Catiline

Lucius Catilina was a wealthy Roman who, like most of those belonging to the upper class at the time, loved to indulge and partake in exuberant feasts, even if they were unable to actually afford them.

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Romans - Disgusting Facts about Ancient Rome That We Weren't Taught in School

Disgusting Facts about Ancient Rome That We Weren't Taught in School

25.04.2017019

Ancient Rome was a hub of civilization and culture, or at least so it says in the history books. However, the Ancient Romans also followed traditions that stand at complete odds with our concepts of civility today.

Romans - The Oldest Toilet Seat Ever Found

The Oldest Toilet Seat Ever Found

02.09.20140104

In Roman times, the toilet was viewed in a fundamentally different way than today. The Roman bathhouses and public toilets were places for social contact.

Romans - Bracelets Throughout the Centuries

Bracelets Throughout the Centuries

06.07.2014085

The first bracelets date to around 2500 BC, worn by the Sumerians in South Mesopotamia. Bracelets, necklaces, ankle bracelets, rings and earrings allowed for Sumerian women to show off the prosperity of their husbands.

Romans - The ancient Persians used chemical weapons

The ancient Persians used chemical weapons

24.11.20090995

Ancient Persians were the first to have used chemical weapons to defeat their opponents. The theory is based on a survey of the remains of Roman soldiers, found near the foundations of the city walls.

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