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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 [...]

The Death of Nero Narrated by Suetonius

By |2017-07-24T03:01:00+00:00July 24th, 2017|Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

Death of Nero Nero The last moments of life recounted by Suetonius pen describe grotesque aspects in full harmony with the character, but also of dignity tips, culminating in a suicide, although it, according to historian, It was due more to fear than courage. This is the final part of the story of the writer-biographer: "Since each of [...]

Nero and the Passion for Sports

By |2018-10-19T00:41:28+00:00July 13th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

Nerone. The Roman emperor was also passionate about sport The passion for sport is perhaps one of the lesser known aspects of the bizarre personality of Nero, instead it was one of the Roman emperors more attracted by the art ludic. Not only to allow the performance of "sue" Neroniadi in 65 d.C. he postponed the planned [...]

Pietro, Fisherman from Santo

By |2016-06-22T23:27:05+00:00June 22nd, 2016|Great Civilizations, Ancient history|

A reconstruction of St Peter's face What do we know of Peter, the fisherman who was the first apostle of Jesus and who later became one of the most important and beloved saints in Church history? Who really he was this man who left everything to follow his Master contributing to a successful new [...]

Nerone: the Canto Fixation

By |2018-10-19T01:58:19+00:00May 29th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

The unforgettable Peter Ustinov plays Nero in "Whither goest thou"? Nero loved singing and playing the harp Nero had a lot of fixations (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/8959/storia-antica/nerone-la-passione-lo-sport) , but for art, especially the Greek, nourished a true and deep passion since childhood, although it was actually denied for each discipline in which he confronted himself. The music, [...]

Nero he looked after the Myopia with an emerald?

By |2018-10-24T20:50:24+00:00May 6th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

An unforgettable Peter Ustinov in the role of Nero in the movie "Whither goest thou"? It seems that Nero was suffering from strong myopia Glasses, the instrument most commonly used to correct defects of vision, They are a medieval invention, then in Ancient Rome, who was suffering from visual disturbances of any kind, basically he had to resign [...]

The martyrdom of Peter and Paul: Many Doubts, some Certainty

By |2016-04-28T03:00:02+00:00April 28th, 2016|Events Characters Politics, Great Civilizations, Roma, Ancient history|

Saints Peter and Paul propose again following a short article I wrote for the notizie.it portal on the martyrdom of the two saints that have most marked the history of Christianity, Peter and Paul, on which actually biographical information are still few, but that archeology, slowly, He is trying to bring out. Good [...]

The Perfume Favorite Poppea

By |2018-11-03T03:47:38+00:00March 23rd, 2015|Anecdotes and curiosities, Roma, Ancient history|

Poppea in un film. The Nero's second wife adored the scent of patchouli upstart, unscrupulous and great seductress, Poppea, the most famous of the wives of Nero, He had a passion for perfumes, who also used it as irreplaceable weapons to reduce to surrender the coveted (loving) round. Her favorite fragrance was [...]