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Funny Videos on Ancient Rome Posted by on Jun 9, 2011

There’s a show called “Horrible Histories” and it presents facts about ancient Roman culture in a fun and humorous way. Take for example this video, which shows one of the ways the ancient Romans enforced discipline within the legion. If you want to read more about this practice, go here: https://blogs.transparent.com/latin/decimatio/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kw5vl9rqdGs&feature=related This next video…

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Sayings that Ancient Romans Would Know Posted by on Jun 6, 2011

There are some wise sayings that only someone who lived in ancient Rome or well versed in ancient Roman culture would know. Take for instance this one: “Non licet omnibus adire Corinthum”. If you translate this into English it means, “Not everyone is permitted to go to Corinth.” To understand this quote, one has to…

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