Knucklebones, known today as jacks, is one of the oldest games in the world, stretching almost 5,500 years into the past.
This article discusses the occupation and economic freedom that were attributed to the women of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Roman cities enjoyed clean water and excellent sanitation thanks to extensive aqueducts and sewer systems. This article explores how the sewers helped the Roman Empire develop into an advanced urban society.
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.
Slavery is the oldest form of abuse on human rights, yet a necessary measure for the growth of ancient civilizations. Whether captured soldiers or unfortunate people caught in the open, evidences of slavery go as far as 1,300 years BC. But no other slave system has ever reached such humongous scale...
Ever wish you could yell "THIS IS SPARTA!" every time you dump someone? Newsflash, bucko- actual dating in ancient Sparta was far more intense.
Arustarchus of Samos is not a household. However, his accomplishments and influence helped to shape our understanding of the cosmos.
The vestal virgins were entrusted with maintaining the temples of Vesta, the virgin goddess of hearth, home, and family. They performed the rites of the goddess and attended to the sacred fire at her temples.
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.
This article takes a look at just how democractic Athens was.