Roman Empire

Artwork of a Roman and Japanese soldier. Did the Romans know about Japan?

Did the Romans Know About Japan? – We Explore The Evidence

Tom Curley

Did the Romans know about Japan? It’s a question that teases the imagination. Imagine a world where Roman legions were ...

Was Septimius Severus a Black Roman Emperor

Was Septimius Severus a Black Roman Emperor?

Tom Curley

The founder of the Severan dynasty has long been the center of a fascinating debate: Was Septimius Severus a Black ...

Artwork of the Vestal Virgins of Rome

The Vestal Virgins of Rome – Everything You Need to Know

Tom Curley

Step into ancient Rome’s world and discover the city’s most powerful women – the Vestal Virgins. These women were more ...

Artwork of the pagan sun god Sol Invictus

Sol Invictus – Origins and the Dies Natalis Solis Invicti

Tom Curley

The sun holds immense significance throughout history. In Ancient Rome, its representation was embodied by Sol Invictus, a powerful deity ...

Artwork of Emperor Nero. Realistic interpretation of what Nero looked like.

Emperor Nero Unmasked – 10 Horrifying Facts You Never Knew

Tom Curley

Nero was the last Emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty. His reign ended a century-long family rule and led to civil ...

Artwork depicting Emperor Caligula. Realistic image of what he might have looked like.

Top 10 Disturbing Caligula Facts – Rome’s Craziest Emperor?

Tom Curley

Emperor Caligula, the third ruler of the Roman Empire, has become infamous in history for his erratic behavior and extreme ...

Artistic Portrait of Roman Emperor Augustus. Realistic image.

Emperor Augustus – Top 10 Greatest Achievements

Tom Curley

Octavian, later known as Augustus, was a remarkable leader whose reign over Rome transformed the Republic into an Empire lasting ...

Artistic Portrait of Roman Emperor Trajan. Realistic image.

Emperor Trajan – Top 10 Fascinating Facts

Tom Curley

Trajan was a standout Roman Emperor, ruling from 98 to 117 AD. He’s known for improving the empire in multiple ...

Artistic Portrait of Roman Emperor Vespasian. Realistic image.

Emperor Vespasian – Top 10 Fascinating Facts

Tom Curley

Vespasian, an emperor of Rome, is widely regarded as one of the most outstanding leaders in the history of the ...

Artwork of the Greatest Roman Emperor

The Greatest Roman Emperors Of All Time – (Top 5 Ranked)

Tom Curley

From the rise of Augustus to the fall of Augustulus, the Roman Empire witnessed the reign of approximately 70 Emperors, ...

A Roman statue podcasting

The 7 Best Roman History Podcasts

Tom Curley

Podcasts have revolutionized how we learn and engage with information, offering a flexible and convenient way to explore a wide ...

collapse of the roman empire. Colosseum on fire

The Fall of the Roman Empire – 8 Critical Causes

Tom Curley

What Led to the Fall of the Western Roman Empire? The Roman Empire was a Mediterranean juggernaut that weathered plagues, ...

Fall of Rome. Rome is seen burning

The Most Overrated Roman Emperors of All Time – (Top 5)

Tom Curley

The Roman Empire is famous for its engineering marvels, military successes, and cultural impact. But not all emperors were as ...

Gaius Julius Caesar, Art History Museum, Vienna, Austria

What if Julius Caesar Wasn’t Assassinated?

Tom Curley

What if Julius Caesar hadn’t met his fate on the Ides of March? Imagine the course of history if he ...

Al old Alexander the Great looking over his Empire

What If Alexander the Great Lived Longer?

Tom Curley

Alexander the Great, synonymous with military genius and far-reaching influence, had a life tragically cut short. He ruled for a ...