Roman Emperors Pazzi in Cause of lead poisoning?

By |2019-03-18T03:02:00+00:00March 18th, 2019|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

Caligola. A Lead poisoning may have contributed to "madness" many Roman emperors Lead poisoning may have been the cause of the insanity of many Roman emperors? This is just a guess, but according to some scholars entirely plausible. Excessive presence of this metal in the organism in fact, not only causes impotence in sex [...]

Single in Ancient Rome: Marriage Seen as a Hassle

By |2019-03-14T06:08:10+00:00March 14th, 2019|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

Betrothed in Rome. Single people in Ancient Rome were few, but only for practical reasons There were singles in Ancient Rome or all were to be married? Despite substantial changes between age and the other, the marriage was not always seen positively by dell'Urbe inhabitants, especially in the era archaic. The wedding, then, were more a social duty [...]

ficatum: Liver (Grasso) Pork in a Apicius Recipe

By |2019-02-16T04:04:17+00:00February 16th, 2019|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

Pig. The "accident" It was a recipe of Apicius based greased pig liver with figs The term ficatum, Ancient Rome, He indicated the liver of animals fattened with figs. I have already posted several recipes of the great chef Marco Gavius ​​Apicius (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/10750/storia-antica/pullum-parthicum-ricetta-apicio e http://www.pilloledistoria.it/9767/storia-antica/antiche-ricette-un-dolce-apicio), but this is really the ultimate [...]

Fire of Rome 64 d.C: Who were the (Data) culprits?

By |2019-02-07T07:13:45+00:00February 7th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

Fire of Rome 64 d.C. The fire of Rome 64 d.C. It was one of the most tragic events in the city's history The damage was very heavy and the number of victims awesome. on the incident, over the centuries, They were poured rivers of ink, but some aspects are still uncertain. First of all, was really [...]

Fire of Rome: such as damage to the City and how many victims?

By |2019-01-30T04:45:45+00:00January 30th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

Fire of Rome 64 d. C. The fire of Rome 64 d.C. It is one of the most tragic pages in the history of the city. Blame, as known, It was attributed to Nero, which in turn he pointed the finger at Christians, but probably the causes were accidental. In Rome actually, fires [...]

The husbands of Nero

By |2018-11-03T00:12:04+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

Nerone. In addition to Three Wives, The Emperor also had 2 Nero did not love husbands and married women only (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/7169/storia-antica/statilia-messalina-la-moglie-meno-conosciuta-di-nerone). The emperor was able to outbursts of love and impetuous, sometimes, also unscrupulous, even in a culture of free customs as was the Roman. In particular, the bizarre monarch lost his head for two men. The [...]

Colosseo: a Discovery Interesting

By |2018-10-05T04:08:35+00:00September 29th, 2018|News, Roma, Ancient history|

Colosseo: interior view The following commentary was sent to pills History by Professor Pier Luigi Guiducci, professor of Church History at the Pontifical Lateran University. The article, written by Dr. Charles Mafera, concerns a recently discovered that affected the Colosseum and the related study of a cross and two [...]

Because Caligula it called So? The Roman Caliga

By |2018-09-03T23:02:19+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

Caligola. The nickname came from the murky ', the typical Roman military footwear Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (12-41 d.C.), son of Germanicus, one of the bravest leaders and loved Ancient Rome (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/4060/storia-antica/lamatissimo-germanico) ruler by the name of Gaius Caesar, It has gone down in history as Caligula, but why? The calighe were robust military worn sandals [...]

Destruction of Pompeii: 24 August the 24 October?

By |2018-08-21T20:49:56+00:00August 21st, 2018|Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

Pompeii overwhelmed by the fury of Vesuvius; the destruction of the city occurred on 24 August or 24 October year 79 d.C. Pompeii was buried by lava of Vesuvius in 79 d.C., that's for sure, but the precise day of the event it is not clear: see why. Pliny the Younger described the frightening incident in two [...]

Male Prostitution in Ancient Rome

By |2018-08-20T22:37:49+00:00August 20th, 2018|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

The Roman emperor Hadrian and his young lover Antinous not only female prostitution she lived in Ancient Rome (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/4429/storia-antica/suburra-quartiere-luci-rosse-dellantica-roma e http://www.pilloledistoria.it/9171/storia-antica/aspetto-prostituta-dellantica-roma-rosso): although with characters and different rules than it in fact, in the large, varied and decidedly uninhibited sexual scene dell'Urbe, male prostitution was a space far from marginal, even becoming a luxury for [...]