CATEGORY: Ancient Rome
8 Legendary Battle Cries
May 21, 2015

Learn the stories behind eight of military history’s most intimidating rallying cries. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About the Praetorian Guard
July 8, 2014

Equal parts secret service, special forces and urban administrators, Rome’s Praetorian Guard was one of the ancient world’s most prestigious military units. Read More

8 Ways Roads Helped Rome Rule the Ancient World
April 10, 2014

Explore eight reasons why this remarkable transit system helped unite the ancient world. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Roman Gladiators
March 4, 2014

Get the facts on the enigmatic men-at-arms behind Ancient Rome’s most notorious form of entertainment. Read More

8 Reasons Why Rome Fell
January 14, 2014

Find out why one of history's most legendary empires finally came crashing down. Read More

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5 Things You Might Not Know About Julius Caesar
October 29, 2013

Find out five fascinating facts about the man who famously proclaimed “I came, I saw, I conquered.” Read More

10 Innovations That Built Ancient Rome
November 20, 2012

From aqueducts to battlefield surgery, explore 10 inventions that epitomize the innovative spirit of ancient Rome. Read More

7 Things You May Not Know About Caligula
October 9, 2012

Find out whether the much-maligned emperor was as crazy as they say. Read More