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Pompeii bodies’ autopsy: The cause of death was not ash or gas but …

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As is well known the bodies "petrified" of Pompeii are not dead "fossilized" by the volcano’s ash but plaster casts. Archaeologists identified some holes in the ground and they hypothesized that those gaps could be the presence of bodies or animal carcasses, disintegrated over time. The archaeologists poured  plaster  through the gaps and when it…

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The "Tower" hairstyle: 2nd Century AD

Janet Stephens' tutorial for recreating a 2nd Century Roman "Tower" hairstyle, using period appropriate tools and techniques, including how to take down a se...

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Roma Outside Rome

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https://youtu.be/BrO7okS2OTY Fuente: Canal de Altair4 Multimedia en Youtube

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How wine may have made money for the Roman emperors

How wine may have made money for the Roman emperors | Latin | Scoop.it
THEY are best known for their victories in battle, conquering vast territories and monumental legacies.
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Will classics or computer science close the skills gap? - FT.com

Will classics or computer science close the skills gap? - FT.com | Latin | Scoop.it
Since Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt warned Britain in 2011 that it was “just throwing away its great computing heritage” by focusing on humanities rather than computer science, the chorus of technical leaders warning of the widening
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This video shows what Ancient Rome actually looked like

A tour through history guided by actual experts.

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The "Tower" hairstyle: 2nd Century AD

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Ostracism in the Ancient World - Classical Wisdom Weekly

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In The Politics, Aristotle tells us that ostracism was originally instituted as a means to allow the common people to check the power of the political players who had grown too powerful too fast and were abusing their position.
It was a way to give claws to the hare when he was going up against a lion.
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BBC Latin

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I have spent a bit of time in the last few months sitting in the entrance hall of Old Broadcasting House, the wonderful 1930s building that was the first monumental home of the BBC. It is (or was)
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