Tag Archives: Ancient Rome
From the prehistoric Great Mothers, passing by the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt and the divine families of Ancient Greek myth to the portraits of ancient Roman ancestors: the first part of the history of the family portrait.
Today, the 16th of August is the 2000th anniversary of the death of Augustus Caesar, the first and greatest ruler of Rome. His legacy lasted for 1500 years and is still seen today. Here are 10 facts about the emperor Augustus Caesar.
From the emperor Tiberius to Graham Greene, the Futurist Marinetti and many screen icons, Capri has been the perfect get away for many renowned personalities. Here are the villas you can visit to experience the grandeur Capri has been capable of from the past till today…
The ancient Roman city of Pompeii, near Naples in Campania, is an archaeologists’ dream. In the summer of 79 AD the nearby volcano of Vesuvius erupted destroying the city and providing a perfectly preserved time capsule of Roman life. But what has Pompeii taught us about the daily life of the Romans
The Romans loved to scrawl on walls and just abut any surface you could think of. The streets and bars of the preserved city of Pompeii are full of graffiti that give us a glimpse of the thoughts of the everyday Roman. And they are not as high-minded as you think.