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

By | 2018-04-29T02:40:52+00:00 April 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 April 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 [...]

The Assassination of Caius Gracchus: un'Altra version

By | 2018-04-09T22:26:25+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

Assassination of Gaius Gracchus (painting by Félix Auvray) The one supplied by Plutarch is one of the most renowned and accredited assassination of Gaius Gracchus versions (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/10416/storia-antica/come-mori-caio-gracco-la-versione-di-plutarco), but it is not the only. According to another report even feasible, in 121 a.C., the courageous tribune of the people was captured alive along with the faithful slave Philocrates, the [...]

As He died Gaius Gracchus? The version of Plutarch

By | 2018-04-09T21:39:46+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

The flight of Caius Gracchus Aventine One of the most reliable versions of Gaius Gracchus death is that related by Plutarch. According to historian, after embracing his wife one last time Licinia, who vainly he tried to dissuade him from surrender to those who had already killed his brother Tiberius, the tribune [...]

Entrepreneurs in Ancient Rome

By | 2018-03-11T21:37:30+00:00 March 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 [...]

The Dream Silla

By | 2018-01-02T23:50:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Roma, Ancient history|

Lucio Cornelio Silla. It is said that it was a dream to score the success of his military and political career Ancient Romans tended to be superstitious and therefore careful to catch any warning signs coming from the most disparate events, Also from dreams. It is said that Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at a crucial time of [...]

Why Parioli They call it So?

By | 2017-12-15T23:51:18+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Anecdotes and curiosities, Roma, Ancient history|

The Parioli district in Rome Everyone knows, at least by hearsay, Parioli, and everyone knows that this term refers to an uptown, in the sense of well-off, From Rome, But who or what that name is derived? To look at her now, and to walk in the streets now dominated by [...]

What Works They carried the Women in Ancient Rome?

By | 2017-11-12T22:50:44+00:00 November 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 funeral of Julius Caesar

By | 2017-11-09T23:40:36+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

Marco Antonio pronounce the funeral oration at the funeral of Julius Caesar's funeral of Julius Caesar, the victim of a conspiracy 15 March 44 a.C. while he was in the Senate, was a propaganda masterpiece developed by the skilful mind of Marco Antonio, became political heir of the dictator (Ottaviano was outside Rome). In the extreme attempt [...]