Ancient Rome

The Burial of Pompeii

In the town Pompeii was there where beautiful houses everywhere. It was a flourishing resort for Rome’s disguised citizens, until the Mount Vesuvius erupted for a second time after sixteen years. This time far worst than the first time. It happened in 79 A.D., when the eruption sent out a plume of ashes, along with …

The Birth of Venus

Made in 1486 by Sandro Botticelli, the Birth of Venus is one of the most treasured art works of the renaissance. It is said that Lorenzo the Great did something that was not very common during the 1480s. He gathered a group of philosophers, artists, and humanists to form a literary society who formed ideas …

Gladiator

In 264 BC, the Gladiatorial games began. During these games professional fighters fought each other for show . Two men would go in a group and attack each other. These fights usually took place in amphitheaters, especially the famous colosseum. They gladiatorial games were most likely introduced from Etruria. They were originally funeral games. In …