/Ancient history

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 [...]

Menstrual cramps: how they took care of Ancient Greece?

By | 2018-02-25T02:44:46+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Greece, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

A doctor visiting a woman in Ancient Greece. Menstrual pain is cured with natural remedies How cared menstrual pain in Ancient Greece? What could they do in those women to alleviate this disorder so widespread? Definitely evolved, if you take into account the historical period in question, in medicine and also in [...]

Gynecology in Ancient Greece: Recipe for Promoting Conception

By | 2018-02-24T00:52:31+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Greece, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

Gynecology: baby in utero (the press is the '700) The ancient Greeks were masters in the field of gynecology and of medicine in general, so it can be considered the founders of Western medical science (If you want to read an old prescription eye click here: http://www.pilloledistoria.it/10276/storia-antica/medicina-nellantica-grecia-ricetta-erofilo-curare-problemi-vista ). Taking into account the time at which we refer, we can consider their [...]

Medicine in Ancient Greece: Erofilo Recipe for Treating Vista Problems

By | 2018-02-23T23:11:50+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Greece, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

Ancient medicine. The medicine of ancient Greece was, for the time, very advanced. Herophilus was a doctor who lived between the fourth and third centuries B.C.. The ancient Greeks were also masters in the medical field, in which distinguished excellent figures and theories were developed for the advanced age. Below I a recipe to cure [...]

Discovered in China Luxury Baths 2000 Years ago

By | 2018-01-03T14:15:18+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Great Civilizations, News|

A detail of the luxurious bathrooms millennial unearthed in China Apparently not only the Romans, in ancient times, They could be said to be masters of sewage and sanitation systems, since a recent archaeological discovery shows how well east of the world, from this point of view, if they cavassero pretty well. Just over a month ago, [...]