Treehugger Roman concrete was a lot greener than the stuff we make today Treehugger Visiting the Colosseum in Rome last year, I was surprised to see that it wasn't made of brick, but that the brick is really just acting as formwork for the Roman...
“Ottawa Citizen Colosseum Renovations Set To Begin, Rome Attraction Covered In Scaffolding ... Huffington Post The Colosseum in Rome is sporting a scaffolded look this fall while awaiting renovations to its exterior.”
Get To Know Some Hidden Facts Of Roman Empire The sight of Roman Colosseum must have astonished you in the epic movie 'Roman Holiday'. Still clueless, do you remember the miraculous song of Cole Porter-'You are ...
This discussion on the 2 sides is pretty vague, as no specific time period or ruler was mentioned, which is important in the tides of battle. But it seems that China wins by majority because of their advances in weapons. Rome has a high chance though, with their industrial prowess and ability to adapt in war.
In Ancient Greece, males were the obvious overruling power. Women were to be house-sitters and produce children. Meals were hearty, including servings of fish, fruits, bread, and wine. Meat aside from fish was preserved for special occasions. The difficult menial labor was filled by domestic servants and slaves.
Nancy Ross and her video touches a lot of ancient Greek and Roman art, as they were very similar and how Rome adopted many of Greece's traditions. Their art was very centralized around human figure, nude, perfect, and proportional.
These presentations are quite useful to assist in teaching history to anyone, even out of the K-12 range. Reading through them myself, the geography, religion, recreational practices, even the food are well explained within the bodies of the concise enough text.
The Pythagorean theorem in "Zhou Bi Suan Jing" (周髀算经). The celebrated Phythagorean theorem gives the relation between the sides of a right triangle: \[ a^2 + b^2 = c^2 \] where $a,b,c$ are the lengths of the sides with ...
The ancient aqueducts of Rome will now be explored by 6-wheeled robots. This reminds me of NASA's rovers on Mars, and later expeditions because the space environment is too hostile for humans. And we are using robots because of the gaseous hazardous atmosphere in the tunnels, for human archaeologists to survive.
The plumbing system in Rome is an extraordinary feature among the many architecture such as aqueducts and roads. The Romans had a “perfected” version of the ancient pipeline, as public toilets and private homes were connected to a main drainage system, which is comparable to our extremely vast pipeline throughout America. It’s impressive that these Romans were so ahead of their time, but unfortunate that only the higher class could be allowed to live …more hygienically, as the poor would use urine to launder clothes.
Rome has its own seven wonders, within its very own city. They include the Circus Maximus and Forum. It's quite astounding how emperors built these structures almost as monuments to be remembered by. As the dangers in Rome were peril, even for emperors, Trajan was not going to die unremembered.
This resource touches many of ancient Greece's features such including their gods and goddesses, history, art, and science. Every page is very kid-friendly and suitable for those in middle school needing to learn about Greece. Highly recommended teaching material, in my opinion.
Stephen Miller is a history nut focused on the preservation of ancient Greece's culture and history, or just culture and history in general. He feels that there should be more investment in private ownership of archaeological and historical sites to promote the value of ancient history.
This site on Ancient Greece is lush with details, such as their glorification of human form, the Minoans and the Mycenaens, begin first on Crete, and the Mycenaeans defeating the Minoans. Dark Agee information is still unclear according to this site as well.
These pictures of ancient China tell us a lot about their practices such as their trade, mathematics, and hierarchy of authority. But what amazes me is how historians can almost accurately order these chains of events shown in these paintings.
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