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Empire: Oh, God, I Can't Take This Anymore

More stupid crap in Empire:

No, the punishment for treason by a Vestal was not being buried up to the neck and then stoned. The Vestals were untouchable except for the severe offense of fornication. 917 more words


Julius Caesar

mpbooks: We have Maya Papaya stationed in Rome on the 15th of March. We are hoping that Caesar will pass this way on his way to the Senate. 379 more words


Marcus Antonius Offered Cicero Life, If He Burned All His Books

The following piece from the elder Seneca (Yes, Seneca the Elder, not the Younger) is based upon the imaginary story that Marcus Antonius offered to preserve Cicero’s life in exchange for the destruction of all his books.  469 more words

The Ides of March

What is the ides, anyway? Nothing more than the Roman concept of a date near the middle of a month. For some months, such as March, the ides falls on the 15th; in other months it comes on the 18th. 367 more words

All Things Having To Do With The English Language

Why do we love Baashha?

It’s a question many have pondered over for years now. Why Baashha? What about it?

That frenetic clicking sound you hear is thousands trying to pre-book tickets for Baashha that’s been confirmed for re-release on Friday, March 3. 749 more words


Cleopatra & Her Children

Thousands of people around the world have heard of the famous love story of Cleopatra and Mark Antony, many of us having learned about it since grade school. 1,364 more words


Claudius Roman Invasion Britain

“Claudius undertook, in all, one expedition and that one was of no great extent. When he was granted triumphal ornaments by decree of the Senate, he thought that the title was not weighty enough to grace the imperial magistracy and craved the distinction of a proper triumph.” … 1,302 more words

Ancient Britain And Rome