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5 Facts About Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius is the famous volcano that killed thousands of people on the ancient Roman city of Pomeii in 79AD. Here are a few facts about the volcano: The people of Pompeii did not know that Mount Vesuvius was a volcano. Pompeii was built near the southeastern base...
Legionary and Auxiliary Roman Soldiers

Legionary and Auxiliary Roman Soldiers

The Roman army was the main source of power and strength for the Roman Empire. They conquered new lands, controlled conquered people and protected Roman citizens. Part of the reason for their success was their strict discipline. Every soldier knew exactly what they...
Romulus and Remus

Romulus and Remus

One of the most famous Roman myths is the story of how Rome was founded. The legend of Romulus and Remus was created by Romans, one of the few that was not adapted from a Greek myth, although according to the legend, the brothers were descendants a famous Greek hero....
Roman Mythological Beasts

Roman Mythological Beasts

The Romans were known for their innovations in warfare, technology and architecture, but when it came to myths and the mythological beasts, they borrowed from the more poetically-inclined Greeks. These fantastical beasts, creatures and monsters, could be good or evil....

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