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Orgies and incest: Rumors on Christians in Ancient Rome

By |2018-07-24T22:53:18+00:00July 24th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

Persecution of Christians in Rome. The rulers spread the absurd rumor that they were addicted to orgies and incest Christianity has revolutionized the world and has been a major cause, as many scholars believe, the end of the Roman Empire, which for centuries it had based its power on principles antithetical to [...]

Flatulenze, Waste and other “refinements” Banquets in Ancient Rome

By |2018-04-29T02:40:52+00:00April 29th, 2018|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

A rich banquet in Ancient Rome. Flatulenze, belching, vomit and urine, with meals, The ancient Romans were the norm, as known, they were not masters of etiquette and the endless banquets that used to keep are a clear testimony. While it may seem impossible to believe, dirt and the bad [...]

Banquets in Ancient Rome: Slaves for collecting Vomiting

By |2018-04-28T05:42:30+00:00April 28th, 2018|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

A banquet in Ancient Rome. The Roman banquets were generally very long and full of indigestible flow "Spew be tested;, eaters may vomit", or "Vomit to eat, eat to vomit" Seneca is a phrase that very effectively sheds light on one feature, certainly not the end, banquets that were held in Ancient [...]

Doctors in Ancient Rome

By |2018-04-13T20:47:40+00:00April 13th, 2018|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

Roman Woman. In ancient Rome, in addition to medical men, there were good doctors tombs and funerary steles are a valuable mine of information about customs and traditions of ancient peoples and Roman ones are no exception. I would have thought that in Ancient Rome, in addition to male doctors, there were also expert doctors? This is proved [...]

Entrepreneurs in Ancient Rome

By |2018-03-11T21:37:30+00:00March 11th, 2018|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

A Roman woman. The women of ancient Rome at times worked outside the home and were also entrepreneurs The ideal female Roman, as known, He was represented by the matron, whose only mission in life was to get married, generate and educate children according to the traditional values, but that does not mean that there [...]

What Works They carried the Women in Ancient Rome?

By |2017-11-12T22:50:44+00:00November 12th, 2017|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

The Fates were depicted as weavers. In Ancient Rome, that weaving was one of the typical women's work Not all and not always the women of ancient Rome were at home and not working outside, on the contrary there were professions exercised almost exclusively by women. A typical femineus labor antiquity, and Rome was no exception, [...]

The “bingeing” the Ancient Romans

By |2017-10-01T01:59:01+00:00September 30th, 2017|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

A typical feast of Roman nobles: their binges remained famous E 'image that we all have well etched in the mind to have seen it hundreds of times on the books, frescoes and even rebuilt in hit films: the "binges" the ancient Romans are the most famous in history. But is it really so? [...]

Gustatio: Ancient Romans invent the drink

By |2017-09-07T22:46:57+00:00September 7th, 2017|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

A sumptuous Roman banquet. The "gustatio" It was the pre-dinner aperitif Habit, still much widespread and appreciated, It traces its origins from Ancient Rome. Exactly: also an aperitif belongs to the large group of "inventions" let us inherited from our ancestors dell'Urbe. At that time it was called gustatio and consisted of an anticipation of dinner [...]

Fragrant Oils in Ancient Rome

By |2017-07-04T16:33:53+00:00July 4th, 2017|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

The scented oils were used in Rome to nourish and smooth the skin of the body Body care, understood as personal hygiene and physical fitness, It was one of the main features of the ancient Romans (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/3128/storia-antica/igiene-bellezza-nellantica-roma-oli-unguenti-profumi-per-corpo). The Romans practiced sports, often they washed and loved perfume, discounted at all habits in antiquity. From the second [...]

Ancient Rome: Olive oil as a medicine

By |2017-07-04T15:02:14+00:00July 4th, 2017|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

Olive oil. In ancient Rome, it was also used as a natural medicine Olive oil held a medical and curative function among many peoples of antiquity (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/5888/storia-antica/etruschi-olio-doliva-come-medicamento-per-lilluminazione e http://www.pilloledistoria.it/5918/medioevo/medioevo-lolio-doliva-come-medicina-cosmetico), including Roman. Consumed pure or in addition to other beneficial substances, olive oil in Rome was prescribed as if it were a real medicine to soothe different [...]