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Mystery Behind the Religion of Rome

Kingdom of Rome: In the early days of antiquity, the Latin tribes of the Italian Peninsula had begun practicing all sorts of festivities and praising...

Ancient Egyptian Religion – Rituals, Prayers and More

Herodotus wrote in 5th century BC that the Egyptians were one of the most religious people and he was not wrong. The Egyptian religion...

The Greatest Enemies of Rome

1) Brennus: Described as a particularly warlike tribe, the Senones gave the Republic of Rome quite the trouble culminating in the first Sack of Rome...

The History of Rome and all its Glory in 20 Minutes (Video)

The Roman Empire is often considered as one of the greatest Empires this world has ever seen. From the 5th century BC. Rome gained...

The History of the City with Hundred Gates – Thebes, Egypt

Hundred- gated Thebes In the Iliad Homer famously described the city as “hundred- gated Thebes.” However, Thebes is better understood as an entire site that...

Life of the Roman Emperor Trajan and His Dedication to Rome

 One of the greatest Roman emperors Caesar Nerva Traianus Trajan was one of the greatest Roman emperors. Born within a distinguished Roman family from Hispania, he...

History of The Sassanid Empire – Rome’s Biggest Rivals (224–651 c.e.)

The Sassanid Empire was the last pre-Islamic Iranian dynasty that ruled over a large part of western Asia. Following the Achaemenid dynasty, the Sassanids...

Marcus Aurelius (121–180 c.e.) Roman emperor – The Last Good Emperor of Rome

Who was Marcus Aurelius ? Marcus Aurelius was the only Roman philosopher king, author of Meditations and last of the “good” emperors. The Pax Romana began...

List of 15 Movies About Ancient Rome

XV. Romolo e Remo is a 1961 film based on the legend of Romulus and Remus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoydKmph6JY XIV. The Avenger is a 1962 film Aeneas leads escaped survivors of the Trojan war...

How Did the Egyptians Build the Pyramids?

One of the Seven Wonders of the World The Great Pyramid of Khufu was one of the Seven Wonders of the World to the ancients...

Just How Good Was Egyptian Medicine? | Most Will Be Amazed by the Sophistication of the Ancient Egyptians

World’s first sophisticated medical practice Sometime before 2000 BCE, Egyptian priests began to develop the world’s first sophisticated medical practice. Although it is believed that...

The Invasion of Rome The Eternal City by the Saracens, A.D. 846.

The Arab Conquest of Sicily The Arab raid against Roma Aeterna took place in 846.  The Saracen raiders plundered the outskirts of the city, sacking...

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