Ancient Rome lies in the cradle of one of the biggest civilization in the human history. It started off as a small town on the bank of the Tiber River in central Italy, at the beginning of the eighth century BC. Soon, after countless wars and military campaigns, it encompassed the entire continental Europe around the Mediterranean basin, all of Britain, and a huge part of western Asia and northern Africa. Even more interesting are the various facts and facets about the Roman civilization and the lifestyle of ancient Roman people. From the spectacular battles of gladiators, to the elaborate dinner parties, to the famous and infamous emperors – a walk through the Roman history is always an amusing experience. Here is the list of [&hellip

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People in the ancient times weren’t the best when it came to maintaining a sanitary and clean environment for living. With lack of sanitation came infections and some infections inevitably led to diseases. Thus began the long shared history between human civilization and illness. Surprisingly, our great, great ancestors were actually far less exposed to infections and diseases. But around 10,000 years ago, people started living in major settlements primarily based on agriculture. As pivotal and revolutionary these settlements were in shaping the future of human civilization, they also brought new diseases and epidemics with them. People were now living in close and unsanitary communities – a perfect medium for some of them prevalent animal diseases to jump species and cause an outbreak of epidemics. Here [&hellip

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Ancient Rome was one of the largest empire of its time, primarily based around the Mediterranean. Naturally, much of the food and drink habits of the ancient Romans were influenced by popular sustenance grown in the Mediterranean region – the primary food item being wheat. Romans typically had three meals a day – jentaculum was their breakfast, prandium was the name for their lunch and cena or dinner used to be the main meal. The food and drinks served for the main course varied according to the Roman classes. The eating habits of rich Romans were far too lavish and grand when compared to that of an ordinary Roman peasant. The well-to-do Romans could afford the best of the meals and loved throwing dinner parties that lasted for hours.  Regardless of such divergence in appetite, the overall ancient [&hellip

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It is well known that ancient Rome was one of the biggest empires to have ever existed in human history. For this reason, the topic of ancient Roman art becomes far broader than one might expect it to be, since it involves observing traditional art practiced for over 1000 years across the vast regions of Africa, Asia and Europe. The earliest recognizable pieces of ancient Roman art date back even beyond 500 BCE. The paradigm of Roman art was clearly influenced by the artistic practices popular at the time of the classical Greek era. The Romans took whatever they could learn from already prevalent practices and then improvised to develop their own practice in art. That being said, here is the list of top 10 [&hellip

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Throughout history, the biggest of inventions have defined civilizations, changing the way of life with a single purpose – to make living more enduring and easy with far lesser hindrances. The ancient world was full of such possibilities since there was so much to invent and discover. Ancient Rome is undoubtedly one of the more prominent names that is extensively known, for making inventions that changed the course of human nature and development. Needless to say, the ancient Roman inventions gave shape to the Roman civilization as we know it today. In many cases, the Roman inventions were more accurately innovations – they had a knack to bring necessary changes in already existing technology. Without further ado, here is a list of top 10 ancient Roman [&hellip

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