“Cesso”: because the Cabinet is also called So?

By |2019-09-03T01:50:55+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Anecdotes and curiosities, Anecdotes and curiosities, Great Civilizations, Middle Ages, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

Former cabinet "Cesso" It is a word that we all know and use not only to define commonly swim, but also as a synonym for something (or someone) that we find unpleasant. Well, have you ever wondered where to derive this term? Do you know its origin? Actually there is nothing behind [...]

Words of love: the 10 the Belle of Italian Literature

By |2019-07-29T19:13:01+00:00July 29th, 2019|Middle Ages, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

The words of love never go out of fashion: They were wonderful in the past, are the time Facebook and Twitter and will be in the future. The love, and to, rules the world, It gives meaning to life and constitutes one of the main leitmotif of Literature of each era. The Italian Literature in particular, includes poets [...]

Calendar: the most Important Stages of its History

By |2019-07-18T02:54:31+00:00July 17th, 2019|Middle Ages, Roma, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

The calendar is an object that is part of our daily life and we are quick to reperirne a copy near the end of the year (After the summer we will have to look for the new Calendar 2020). It is difficult to think how his story is long and complex: ripercorriamone briefly the main stages. [...]

Sindrome di Guillain-Barré: Alexander the Great was Buried Alive?

By |2019-03-20T01:41:08+00:00March 20th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Greece, News, Ancient history|

Alexander the Great. The great Macedonian leader died, probably, because of Guillain-Barre syndrome Alexander the Great died because of the Guillain-Barré syndrome? The causes of premature death of the great Macedonian leader are an age-old mystery, New Zealand but this study could eventually solve it. So far it has been speculated around, dall'avvelenamento murder, by cirrhosis [...]

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 [...]

Celts: Heads Mozzate Enemies Use as trophies of victory

By |2019-01-24T00:20:28+00:00January 24th, 2019|Great Civilizations, News, Ancient history|

Skulls of people who may have been beheaded by the Celts The Celts cut off the heads of fallen enemies and kept as trophies. This gruesome habit, described by some Roman authors, He had never found, till now, archaeological evidence that could confirm. The Romans also, as known, they used to "enrich" tales [...]