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Ancient Roman Gladiator Ads Posted by on Feb 26, 2021

In light of this year is a bit different in the world of sports, let us take a look at Ancient Roman Gladiator ads. These ads in a time with no television or newspaper was possible through billboard status or graffiti. This post will be highlighting some graffiti inscriptions that showcase fans adoring different gladiators…

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Roman Political Graffiti Posted by on Jan 27, 2021

Salvete Omnes, In light of this year being an inauguration year, let us take a look at Roman Political Graffiti or ads. This post will be highlighting some graffiti inscriptions that showcase men vying for particular political positions. In order to provide some background to some basic political positions – I have included a basic…

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Saying Goodbye to Man’s Best Friend Posted by on Aug 31, 2020

Salvete Omnes,   There comes a time in every dog owner’s life when their beloved friend and family member is ready for the rainbow journey (as I have heard it called). This connection to our beloved doggie pets is not a new or modern attachment but one that has traces throughout history and of course…

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Uses of Roman Numerals Posted by on May 28, 2020

Salvete Omnes, Roman Numerals – one of the first things in math that is taught to American children after basic math skills – at least it was for me and my time with the education system. It is a simple process almost like tally marks. Here is the system (right of the biggest number means…

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Spend a Day in Ancient Rome from your Home Posted by on Mar 30, 2020

Salvete Omnes, I was in the middle of a three-part series and have been debating all month if I should continue the series or talk about a different subject. During this time, there is much uncertainty for individuals throughout the world and in general, the state of the world may seem a little scary. Whether…

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Happy New Years from Ancient Rome Posted by on Dec 30, 2019

Salvete Omnes, We are starting a new year in a few days AND a new decade. This can truly be seen as a time of transformations and new beginnings. Hopefully, these new transitions can allow for continued happiness and joy in your life OR a cleansing of the past years.  However, today in anticipation of…

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Giving Thanks in Ancient Rome Posted by on Nov 28, 2019

Salavete Omnes, The roots of the American thanksgiving may stem from history and celebrating survival among other things – original feasts and festivals for thankfulness date much older. In Ancient Rome where all aspects of life could be swayed by the will of the gods through sacrifices and prayers. Well, that is at least what…

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