Athens in the Roman Empire

The statue of Athena upon the Acropolis suddenly turned to the west and spit blood. – Cassius Dio (AD155-235) In 87 BC, during the 1st of the Mithridatic Wars of Rome vs …

Greece and the Roman Empire

Much has been written about what the Romans took from the Greeks. The Greeks still say they were the originators. The Romans still say they made it better. Greek sculpture …

September in Rome – 2015

When the ancient Roman year began in March, at the time of the Vernal Equinox, September was the 7th month. Septum is Latin for 7. A lot has changed over …