10 History Blogs to Follow
There are hundreds of great history blogs out there and we could write about them all day! These are the 10 history blogs...
70 – Legends of the Roman Kingdom: Romulus (753–717 BC), Numa Pompilius (717–673 BC), Tullus Hostilius (673–642 BC) & Ancus Marcius (642–617 BC)
“Those who give a rather fabulous account of his life say that while he was haranguing his men in the camp, sudden darkness...
Ancient Roman Family Life
Whether there was a king, a consul, or an emperor that stood supreme over Rome and its territories, the one constant throughout...
According to legend, Ancient Rome was founded by the two brothers, and demi-gods, Romulus and Remus, on 21 April 753...
Originally a small town on the banks of the Tiber River, Rome grew in size and strength through trade. The location...
Ancient Rome: A New History
Ancient Rome: A New History, by Dr. David Potter -- Professor of Greek, Latin, and Roman history at the University...
Barry Strauss on the Assassination of Caesar
The assassination of Gaius Julius Caesar on March 15, 44 BCE is one of the most dramatic and notorious events...
Basilicas of the Roman Forum
The basilica was a fundamental element of a Roman forum. It was used as a public building, much like the Greek stoa...
A bronze portrait head (modern bust) widely known as Brutus but with no evidence it is that figure. It is now considered...
Caesar's Campaign against the Belgae
A map of Caesar's campaign against the Belgae tribe in Gaul, 57 BC.