Summary and Significance of the Edict of Milan
Significance of the Edict of Milan
The 'Edict of Milan' was a proclamation made to legalize Christianity and other religions. This was the first step by the Roman emperors to protect the Christians from persecution. Buzzle gives you information about the emperors...
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What Does Roman SPQR Mean?
Roman SPQR meaning
When one visits Rome, the capital of Italy, one can see the letters SPQR quiet widely used both in modern and ancient contexts. What do these letters that are used like a symbol mean, and what do they stand for? Let us find out.
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Famous Ancient Roman Gladiators
Fact about famous Roman gladiator Flamma
In ancient Rome, gladiators were revered by the public, like modern sports stars. Skilled fighters often brought in crowds of thousands of fans, and were often awarded richly by kings, and other important men of the kingdom. In...
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Ancient Roman Musical Instruments
The names of ancient Roman musical instruments include wind instruments like the tuba and the cornu, and the stringed instruments like the lyre and the kithara from which the guitar is believed to have originated. These instruments...
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Ancient Roman Achievements
Did you know that the Romans founded London? They had named it 'Londinium'. Read this write-up to know about some of the amazing achievements of the ancient Romans.
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Ancient Roman Armor
The Roman army was one of the biggest assets of the ancient Roman Empire. Based on many artifacts and some literary sources, the archaeologists and historians have been able to recreate a wide range of ancient Roman armor. Read...
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Roman Aqueduct Facts
A few interesting Roman aqueduct facts covered in the content of the following article will help you learn more about these engineering brilliances by the ancient Romans. Keep reading...
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Julius Caesar Facts
Julius Caesar on death
Julius Caesar is known to be one of the most influential man that ever existed in the ancient history. With his brilliant intelligence and tactic skills, he brought some significant changes in the Roman Empire that still exist. If...
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Ancient Roman Food
Have you ever wondered what ancient Roman food was like? Ancient Roman cuisine was very much influenced by other regions.
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Roman Emperors List
The Roman dynasty was spread over many decades, and gave rise to some of the longest living systems of law, architecture, etc. Read on for a list of all the rulers of this great empire...
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Biography of Emperor Constantine
The great Roman Emperor Constantine was born in Naissus, Upper Moesia, on February 27, 285 CE, although the exact year is a matter of debate. Read on to know more about his life...
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What is The Ides of March?
The term 'Ides of March' evolved from an infamous event in Roman history, and was popularized by the literary genius, William Shakespeare, in his play, 'Julius Caesar'. It refers to the 15th day of the month of March, a day that...
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Julius Caesar Biography and Life History
Want to know more about the life of Julius Caesar? Read the life history and biography of Julius Caesar, Rome's greatest military politician in this Buzzle post.
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Ancient Roman Art
Roman architecture and art is very beautiful, and is famous the world over. This article gives an insight into the art forms of ancient Romans.
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Roman Pantheon Architecture
One of the top tourist attractions in Italy is the Roman Pantheon. Architecture of this 2000-year old structure is simply awesome, and is a testimony to the fact that this monument is still standing today.
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The Battle of Actium
The Battle of Actium is a demonstration of intelligence and strategy coupled with the surprise element - malaria.
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Ancient Roman Weapons
Ancient Roman weapons
The formidable Roman empire possessed extremely well-disciplined armed forces, and the weapons used during their numerous battles were, needless to say, state-of-the-art.
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Roman Coliseum Facts
Roman Coliseum
The greatest work of Roman architectural genius, the Coliseum is an iconic monument, symbolizing the imperial Roman Empire. Its aesthetically perfect form is in stark contrast with its original purpose. Delve into some of the most...
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Ancient Roman Clothing
Ancient Roman clothing
Finding influence from the Ancient Greeks, Roman clothing went through many other styles from across the empire. Every piece of clothing worn by the people had a specific meaning, a message, behind it.
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How has Roman Architecture Influenced Modern Architecture
Fact about Corinthian columns
Roman architecture had a tremendous influence on modern buildings of the western civilization. The widespread use of columns, domes, and arches is a testament to this fact. Its influence can be seen even today, in some of the...
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Types of Ancient Roman Gladiators
Ancient Roman Gladiator
We have seen gladiators in movies and sitcoms, but their stories have been glorified, and the depiction is far from real. Believe it or not, in Ancient Rome, gladiators were treated like prostitutes and condemned to a life of abuse...
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Facts About Hadrian: The Famous Roman Emperor
Fact about Hadrian's Wall
Unlike most other Roman Emperors, Hadrian loved to travel throughout his empire. He ordered the construction of many baths, temples, libraries and other architectural projects all over the Roman Empire. Buzzle will enlighten you...
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Ancient Roman Jewelry
Apart from gold and other precious metals, Romans used glass to make their jewelry. Their jewelry gives us an insight into the culture of ancient Rome.
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Ancient Roman Education
The Roman Empire was one of the greatest empires forged by man. In times dominated by swords and arrows, how did the basic civil service of education function in ancient Rome? Let's take a look.
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Facts about Attila, the Hun
The Romans called Attila, the Hun, "Scourge of God" because he attacked and looted their empire. Learn more about this ruler who devastated many a land during his reign spreading fear among all.
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Roman Army Tactics and Strategies
Roman army tactic - Testudo formation
The tactics and strategies of the Roman army helped them fend more than half of the world, and thus they came to be known as one of the best armies, which remains unchanged even today. The following Buzzle article sheds light on...
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Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Hadrian's Wall
Fact about Hadrian's Wall
To form a boundary, to prevent the Barbarians from encroaching your land, to mark the limit of your empire, there have been various theories about the motive behind the construction of Hadrian's Wall. Whatever the purpose, a...
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When were Roman Numerals Discovered?
Who invented the system of Roman numbers? When were the Roman numerals discovered? Read on to find the answers.
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January: The First Month of the Year
January, the first month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, is named after the Roman God Janus.
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The Roman Invasion of Britain
The Roman Empire, founded according to the legend by Romulus and Remus, extended across large portions of Europe, Asia and Africa and successfully imposed its highly developed civilization on the conquered lands. Britain, after its...
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