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Provides a chronological index of the history of Ancient Rome with extensive links to internet resources. Emphasis is placed upon the use of primary source material and new perspectives upon the roles of women in ancient time.
Maecenas was the name of a wealthy ancient Roman and powerful politician, although he never held public office and preferred to work behind the scenes. He was able to do so because he was an intimate friend of the emperor Augustus. I have taken Maecenas and his art collection as a model for my collection of photographs of things Greek and Roman and given his name to my website.
Synaulia is a team of musicians, archeologists, paleorganologists and choreographers dedicated to the application of their historical research to ancient music and dance, in particular to the ancient Etruscan and Roman periods.
The first edition of this book is now well and truly out of print, so if you want one, your only chance is to find a second-hand (pre-owned, previously enjoyed, or whatever other euphemism or synonym you chose) copy. However, if you have a little patience, all is not lost. A new, completely revised, edition is in preparation which will take into account all the latest finds since the original publ ...
Welcome to the updated homepage of the award - winning Roman Military Research Society and its display unit, the Vexillatio Legionis XIIII GMV.
Cast your mind's eye back through time to ancient Roman Britannia. The year is approximately AD 43, and the Great Roman Empire has virtually conquered the world, by force and by skill-at-arms. The Romans have built a formidable military machine, based on well-equipped, strictly disciplined forces, commanded by some of the greatest military minds in the history of mankind.
The Ermine Street Guard is a society dedicated to research into the Roman Army and the reconstruction of Roman armour and equipment. The reconstructions are primarily from the latter half of the first century A.D. although equipment from other Roman periods is reproduced for experimental and display purposes. Since its formation in 1972 the Guard has become firmly established as the leading societ ...
BRIGANTIA is a historical re-enactment society dedicated to the Pagan Tribes of Britain of the first century BC. Also known as 'The Celts'. Although our name comes from a northern tribe we are based around Portsmouth in Hampshire and travel around the UK and Europe performing public displays.
Nova Roma is an organization dedicated to the study and restoration of ancient Roman culture. From its legendary founding in 753 BCE to 330 CE, when it ceased to be the center of Imperial authority, Rome set the standard and laid the foundation for our modern Western civilization. Rome civilized the world, and we see the need for that divine mission to be kept alive. Founded 2,750 years after the ...
All classical accounts of Gaius "Caligula" (12-41) agree that he possessed elements of madness, cruelty, viciousness, extravagance and megalomania. He is described as a coarse and cruel despot with an extraordinary passion for sadism and a fierce energy. He could get extremely excited and angry. Caligula was tall, spindly, pale and prematurely bald. He was so sensitive about his lack of hair that ...
The Archaeological Museum of Bologna is located in the ancient "Ospedale della Morte" (Death Hospital). It dates back to the XV century and was inaugurated in 1881. It contains the University collections, the Collection of Pelagio Palagi and the archaeological discoveries from Bologna and its surroundings exavations.
Legion XXIV Media Atlantia was established in 1997 to defend the frontiers of ancient Rome in the Mid Atlantic Region of North America. It is intended as a re-enactment unit to display Roman and other ancient military dress, battle tactics and history at faires, schools or other public functions. The dress, weapons and other equipment of the Legion are authentic and historically correct as reasona ...
ARMAMENTARIVM has the ultimate aim of providing an online successor to H. Russell Robinson's seminal volume The Armour of Imperial Rome, published in 1975 and long out of print.
Comitatus is Britain's leading Late Roman re-enactment group helping to set a new standard in historical authenticity. Putting on events across the North and down into the Midlands, the group is able to bring to an event a complete living history presentation demonstrating the life and skills of the Late Roman army, including infantry, cavalry, archery, artillery and everyday life.
Since its inception, over 15 years ago, LEG II AVG's military and civilian section has grown from strength to strength to become one of Europe?s pre-eminent Roman re-enactment groups. Today its displays encompass the full range of military and civil life? - artillery, engineers, mosaicists, aristocratic ladies, slaves, archers, sculptors, smiths, cavalry, medical staff, painters and an unrivalled ...
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