Caesar was the most famous of a Roman nobles and an extremely atypical man of his times. He was a brilliant man, a talented and ruthless politician and a military genius.
Greek mythology and poem "The sunflower".
Lighthouses are beautiful and popular locations to visit, but lighthouses of the ancient world are something really special, mixing history in with the beauty of ancient Rome.
Of the basilicas that are from these two timeframes, the Hagia Sophia and Pantheon are the most well-known
The Roman Empire brought civilization by spreading its culture by conquering much of the ancient world. What stopped Rome from spreading its ideology and culture all around the entire world ?
Zeus would abduct Europa to have his wicked way with her. From the brief relationship on Crete, three sons were born to Europa, Minos, Sarpedon and Rhadamanthus, all of whom played a part in Greek myt
We all know about the toga. Toga parties mostly being where we get our information from. But togas were so much more than that, and far more complicated.
Sirens are mythological creatures originating in Greece. The sirens were once thought to have been considered deities at some point, but may have fallen from their position amongst the Greek gods.
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 Saturnalia was the high point of the Roman year. Many Christmas customs derive from this joyful midwinter festival.