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A Brief History of the Dog Collar
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A Brief History of the Dog Collar

The dog collar, so often taken for granted, has a long and illustrious history. Anyone fortunate enough to share their life with a dog in the present...
Julia Domna
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Julia Domna

Julia Domna (160-217 CE) was a Syrian-born Roman empress during the reign of her husband, Roman emperor Septimius Severus (r. April 193 - February...
Pietro Perugino
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Pietro Perugino

Pietro Perugino (c. 1450-1523 CE), real name Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci, was an Italian Renaissance artist who created frescoes for the Vatican’s...
Ten Ancient Persia Facts You Need to Know
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Ten Ancient Persia Facts You Need to Know

Ancient Persian culture exerted a powerful influence throughout the Near East, and beyond, for over a thousand years between c. 550 BCE - 651 CE and...
Visual Guide to Ancient Roman Gods & Heroes
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Visual Guide to Ancient Roman Gods & Heroes

This gallery is a visual guide to Roman mythology. It includes some of the more influential or popular deities, heroes and spirits from Roman mythology...
Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Ceiling
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Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Ceiling

In 1508 CE the Pope commissioned the celebrated Florentine sculptor and painter Michelangelo (1475-1564 CE) to paint scenes on the ceiling of the Vatican’s...
Dogs & Their Collars in Ancient Rome
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Dogs & Their Collars in Ancient Rome

Dogs were highly valued in ancient Rome, as they were in other cultures, and the Roman dog served many of the same purposes as it did in, say, Egypt...
Geography, Economy, & Trade in Ancient Egypt
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Geography, Economy, & Trade in Ancient Egypt

We have prepared three lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Multiple choice quiz questions...
Dogs & Their Collars in Ancient Greece
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Dogs & Their Collars in Ancient Greece

Dogs in ancient Greece are regularly depicted in art, on ceramics, in literature, and other written works as loyal companions, guardians, hunters, and...
Legacy of the Ancient Romans
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Legacy of the Ancient Romans

The legacy of the ancient Romans – from both the time of the Roman Republic (509-27 BCE) and the time of the Roman Empire (27 BCE - 476 CE) &ndash...

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