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Top 10 ancient Roman foods and drinks

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 … Read more >>

Altar of Augustan Peace (Ara Pacis Augustae)

Top 10 outstanding ancient Roman arts

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 … Read more >>

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Top 10 ancient Roman inventions

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, … Read more >>

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7 Ancient Roman Painters

Painting has always become the way of representing or showcasing different human emotions. The large discovery of the ancient paintings in cave, ancient royal palace, temple by archaeologist suggest that different form of art was quite popular since thousands of years ago . The discovery of the ancient art treasure like “Venus of Berekhat Ram” which was claimed to be … Read more >>

Battle of Lake Trasimene (217 BC)

Top 10 biggest events of 2nd Punic war

Ancient Rome and Carthage had a long history of conflicts that lasted for more than a century. All this tension culminated in a series of three wars fought between the two states from 264 BC to 146 BC. These wars were called the Punic wars. The second Punic war was fought from 218 BC to 201 BC and is most … Read more >>

Justinian Roman Emperor

Top 10 greatest emperors of Ancient Rome

The Roman emperors were the designated ruler of Roman empire which started after the end of Roman republic: the period of ancient roman civilization that began with the end of roman kingdom. The legitimacy of an emperor’s rule was dependent upon his control of the army and the recognition by the Senate; an emperor would normally be proclaimed by his … Read more >>

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Top 10 religion practices in the ancient Rome

Roman religion was followed from municipal to the individual family. Festival and Ritual were commonly practice and were taken as the occasion of great merriment. Roman had the religion of their own. The general celebration of different festivals were on the farms of the ancient Rome, which is also known as the Farmers year. Every Roman house contains the sacred file, … Read more >>

Famous people in ancient Rome

Top 10 famous people in ancient Rome

There was a time, when the Roman Empire boasted the most extensive political and social structure in the history of  ancient western civilization. At the peak of its empire in the first and second centuries AD, ancient Rome covered 6.5 million square kilometers of land. The number of inhabitants estimated around 50 to 90 million. Among these inhabitants, time and … Read more >>

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Top 10 important events in Ancient Rome history (Before A.D)

Rome was founded in 753 BCE by Romulus and Remus located along the Mediterranean Sea.  Rome expanded vastly and became the largest empire of the ancient era with the population of 50 to 80 million population. Rome started as an Iron Age hunt village in the mid of 8th country BC. It had expanded into 6.5 million square kilometers, civilization shifted … Read more >>