The title of emperor was passed through successors. While teaching history we should familiarize ourselves with the political systems of Rome. We should appreciate the complexity and evolution of the systems that held Rome together for such a long time. More
Ancient Rome: Supercity. I love the study of Ancient Roman architecture, art, history and the incredible society they built. I even enjoyed using the archives at the NY Public Library to research traditional recipes from the time period. The Romans used a sauce from dead fish guts to season their food. It is akin to today's Worcester sauce. Who knew?
Il Circo Massimo, Rome - Is an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome, Italy. Situated in the valley between the Aventine and Palatine hills, it was the first and largest stadium in ancient Rome and its later Empire. It measured 621 m (2,037 ft) in length and 118 m (387 ft) in width, and could accommodate over 150,000 spectators.
Roman Outfit 1st cent, Ancient Rome - Roman clothing - Roman Outfit 1st cent, Full Roman outfit (0 -100 d.c), square Tunica cum clavi (stripes), band ventralis (waistband), braccae (trousers) just-under-the-knee length,
The Baths of Diocletian in Rome - reimagined. The Baths are on the Viminal, the smallest of the Seven hills of Rome, just inside the Agger of the Servian Wall. They served as a bath for the people residing in the Viminal, Quirinal, and Esquiline quarters of the city.The Baths were commissioned by Maximian in honor of co-Emperor Diocletian in 298, the same year he returned from Africa.