Ever wish you could yell "THIS IS SPARTA!" every time you dump someone? Newsflash, bucko- actual dating in ancient Sparta was far more intense.
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.
Knucklebones, known today as jacks, is one of the oldest games in the world, stretching almost 5,500 years into the past.
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 ?
This article discusses the occupation and economic freedom that were attributed to the women of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
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...
Who would win in a one and one fight? A veteran Legionnaire or an elite Spartan warrior. Let us look at their training methods and what weapons they would have used.
The Vestal Virgins were the famous priestesses of Ancient Rome. They were among the most important dignitaries of the Roman state. Dedicated to serving the Goddess Vesta, in chastity, these women lived privileged yet circumscribed lives.
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.