Eodem anno Frisii, transrhenanus populus, pacem exuere, nostra magis avaritia quam obsequii impatientes. tributum iis Drusus iusserat modicum pro angustia rerum, ut in usus militaris coria boum penderent, non intenta cuiusquam cura quae firmitudo, quae mensura, donec Olennius e primipilaribus regendis Frisiis impositus terga urorum delegit quorum ad formam acciperentur. 292 more words
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I often get asked what my favourite Roman artefact from Lincolnshire is. It’s a very difficult question to answer as there are so many wonderful objects and monuments to choose from, all fascinating in their own way. 1,536 more words
Herodotus, Histories 1.133.3-4
“The are really fond of wine. It is not permissable to puke or to piss in front of another—these things are guarded against. 182 more words
Originally posted on Blogger on 24 August 2015
On 24 August 79 A.D., a mountain belched darkness, turning a sunny Italian afternoon into night.
The mountain is now known as Vesuvius and the darkness is one of the most famous eruptions in history. 1,184 more words