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Disgusting Facts about Ancient Rome That We Weren't Taught in SchoolDisgusting Facts about Ancient Rome That We Weren't Taught in SchoolAncient 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....
The Romans Celebrated Saturnalia the Week Before ChristmasThe Romans Celebrated Saturnalia the Week Before ChristmasSaturnalia was linked to the ancients' honoring of the earth and the harvest they had reaped throughout the year....
The Vestal Virgins - the Most Powerful Women in AntiquityThe Vestal Virgins - the Most Powerful Women in AntiquityIn Ancient Rome, it would have been easier for a person to get away with offending the emperor than a Vestal Virgin. This kind of transgression was punishable by death....
When the First Mall was Built and Other Little-Known Facts from AntiquityWhen the First Mall was Built and Other Little-Known Facts from AntiquityThe seismograph - an ancient invention The majority of people think the seismograph a modern invention....
Onyx - Meaning and PropertiesOnyx - Meaning and PropertiesAs far back as ancient times, onyx was thought to have magical properties. In ancient Rome, for example, it was thought to be one of the most powerful amulets....
The spiral of timeThe spiral of timeOne curious example in this respect is the comparison of the history of ancient Rome and Moscow, which in antiquity was known as the Third Rome....
Locusta - History`s First Female Serial KillerLocusta - History`s First Female Serial KillerDisposing of one's rivals through the use of poisons was a widespread practice in ancient times but Locusta was a poisoner who would become history's female serial killer with the most victims....
The Crystals That Ward off Negative EnergyThe Crystals That Ward off Negative EnergyAmethyst Amethysts are some of the most ancient crystals, used as early as in Ancient Egypt. They're worn as jewelry. They relieve stress, tension and fears....
The Oldest Toilet Seat Ever FoundThe Oldest Toilet Seat Ever FoundIn ancient Rome, there were no separate rooms for toilets, instead they used one common room. In this way, the visitors were able to have conversations while using them....
Most dreams run from 5 to 20 minutesMost dreams run from 5 to 20 minutesIn ancient Rome there was a tradition of dream notables to be discussed in the Senate. The meaning of each dream can be divided into several levels. For example a man dreams that he is trying to quell the fire....
Rings - Protection Against Evil or Decoration?Rings - Protection Against Evil or Decoration?In ancient times in the land of Egypt, it was thought that wearing a ring is not just a sign of an ornament, but is a source of special forces....
Names of Trees and Their MeaningNames of Trees and Their MeaningWalnut The walnut was identified as a symbol of female sexuality and fertility in ancient Rome....
Legends of the Extraordinary PamukkaleLegends of the Extraordinary PamukkaleIn the 2nd century BC, not far from Pamukkale, the Attalid dynasty built the ancient city of Hierapolis. It is theorized that this city was a cultural center of ancient Rome....

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