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Roman carriages, an ancient travel
In fact, there were a number of different roman carriages types. More than that, there were names for them, which cannot, interestingly enough, be brought in conjunction with the actual appearance of the carriages. Weiterlesen →
Roman employment contract Yes or No?
Since antiquity it shows that demonstrably employment was subject of a legal regulation. In Roman law the service contract (locatio conductio operarum) only a minor role due to widespread slave labor. Weiterlesen →
Cantharos a Greek original
A cantharos is a original greek mug with two set handles . The kantharoi (plural) are very closely associated with the cult of Dionysus (god of wine), which has the cantharos as an attribute. Weiterlesen →
Originally Phoenicians and Greeks invented the roman concrete, which they called, “opus caementitium” consisting of lime, sand, volcanic ash (pozzolana) cured with water and pebbles. This was considered one of the most durable materials in the world at that time and even today. Weiterlesen →
Cleopatra a story that went around the world
“Cleopatra took Caesar by a cunning maneuver that showed Caesar her saucy ingenuity.”
At least this is what Plutarch writes about the rendezvous of Cleopatra in the Palace of Alexandria that should change the world.
Cleopatra had Apollodoros wrap her in a carpet or laundry bag and carried her on his shoulders to Caesar. He was pleasantly surprised when he suddenly saw a beautiful woman coming from the unusual hiding place. The Queen of Egypt was supposed to have been very attractive so that Caesar fell in love with her. Weiterlesen →