In history, most ancient societies have thrived on quite a few paradoxes just like ancient Greece where citizens were taught to live freely. But, at the same time slavery in ancient Greece was also a parallely thriving practice, or say industry. The practice of keeping slaves was not uncommon in ancient Greece or Rome. Though,
Think philosophy and pop comes out the name of Socrates. Today, we are covering some little known facts about Socrates – the greatest philosopher this world has ever seen. This famous personality has been touted as the Father of Modern Western Thought. Socrates was a whimsical wizard, a man who had many a bizarre habits.
Roman art was one of the greatest gifts given to mankind by the mightiest civilization to have ever lived on this planet – The Roman Empire. The paintings of ancient Rome depicted a kaleidoscope of human emotions, intermingled with mythological portrayal of characters and animals. A large number of paintings were popular during the ancient
The mythological stories about ancient Greek Gods have always been a subject of fascination. We have all grown up listening to the interesting stories about Zeus, Apollo and a whole lot of other popular Greek Gods. Such is their popularity that some of these stories have been brought to the big screen by famous play
Want to know what the ancient Greeks loved to wear? Read this post about the 13 ancient Greece clothes that we are presenting below. The Greeks had a unique sense of clothing that comprised of outer body garments, inner wear, shawls, jewelry and footwear. Some of these were worn by both the sexes. Clothes in
The 2nd Punic War was one of the three epic battles fought between Carthaginians and the Romans from 218 BC to 201 BC. Among the three Punic Wars, the second war can be termed as the bloodiest with maximum number of battles. This war was fought under the command of Hannibal who fought for Carthage
Today’s post lists down the top 15 ancient Greek inventions that have revolutionized the modern world. There are infact more than just 15 Greek discoveries that we-the modern human world are still using. Apart from being bestowed with a beautiful beach line and innumerable planned cities, Greece is also the birth place of many inventions
Considered one of the greatest painters of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso was much more than merely a painter. He was a talented sculptor, poet and a ceramicist. Apart from these mentioned areas of his expertise, Picasso also donned the role of a play writer as well as a stage designer. So much has been
Have you ever been fascinated by the adventurous lives of famous pirates that sailed the high seas of the Caribbean? If these people have captured your dreams for long, today is your chance to get to know some of them! While, a few of these pirates were flamboyant and courageous, there was a fraction of
Counted as one of the greatest tragic events in the world history, the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki has many facts related to it that are unknown still. In the year 1945 during the final stages of World War II, the U.S. dropped two nuclear bombs on the Japanese cites namely Hiroshima and Nagasaki.