Greek & Roman Society & Culture
Romans are known for all the weird food that they ate during their lavish banquets. Some, however, are stranger than most, while others are more delicious.
This article takes a look at just how democractic Athens was.
Ancient Greek society was based on a devotion to the highest standards of excellence. This classical ideal of perfection was expressed through body, mind, form and spirit in Greek culture. From athletic...
The Saturnalia was the high point of the Roman year. Many Christmas customs derive from this joyful midwinter festival.
Olive oil is used today in mostly cooking and for health reasons. But in Rome there were many more ways it was used, making it one of the most valuable goods in the empire.
This is an article that researches into the social, political, economic, religious structures of Ancient Minoan and Ancient Athenian societies, as well an insight into the everyday lives of citizens.
Ever wish you could yell "THIS IS SPARTA!" every time you dump someone? Newsflash, bucko- actual dating in ancient Sparta was far more intense.
The Roman Empire brought civilization by spreading it's culture by conquering much of the ancient world. What stopped Rome from spreading it's ideology and culture all around the entire world ?
This article discusses the layout of Pompeii, the architecture that had been uncovered by archaeologists and their functions before the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Wine was an important part of the ancient world, especially to the Romans who all but worshiped the drink. As ever, wine needs to be drunk from special cups, and the ancient had their own.
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