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14 Apr 2020  Tue

The most famous hero from the mythology of Greece and Rome was a demi-god and supreme hero of their folklore 'Hercules'. Romans came to worship him as a god through the Etruscan culture after Etruscans migrated to the Roman R...

16 Mar 2020  Mon

In 49 BC the Legio XIII Gemina crossed Rubicon a shallow river in north-eastern Italy under the command of Julius Caesar. This movement signal the start of the four-year-long Civil war also called Caesar’s civil war between...

28 Feb 2020  Fri

Hippocampus or Hippocampi is a phenomenal and legendary mythical animal of Phoenician, Etruscan, Pictish, Roman, and Greek mythology. This animal is commonly known as sea-horse and the name is originated from Greek mythology....

22 Jan 2020  Wed

Eon has witnessed the developing phase of religion followed by mankind. In the beginning, nature was worshipped in its true form but later on, there was personified in human form. These beliefs eventually influenced creative ...

18 Jan 2020  Sat

The monetary system came later to the Republic of Rome. The earliest known currency was minted in bronze and silver, gold coins came during the Punic Wars. Romans had a systematic way to mint money, their mint magistrates tea...

13 Jan 2020  Mon

Gaius Marius was one of the Roman Republic’s most accomplished men. He was a skillful general, influential military reformer, and a successful politician. Victor of the Cimbric and Jugurthine wars, he held the office of con...

26 Dec 2019  Thu

The curious nature of mankind had enabled him to discover and invent various aspects which benefited its development. It’s not a surprising notion that since primitive time man had the knowledge of seafaring. There were man...

10 Dec 2019  Tue

The fauna has been the inspiration for many artistic works, so why should the field of numismatic be any different! The representation of the animal as the main design can be seen in the coinage of the Roman Republic, Roman I...

07 Nov 2019  Thu

Constans II also known as Constantine the Bearded was Byzantine Emperor from 641 to 668. Born on 7th November 630, Constans’s reign saw the loss of Byzantium’s southern and eastern provinces to the Arabs. He was the last ...

28 Sep 2019  Sat

Pompey the Great was a military and political leader of the late Roman Republic. Today on 28th of September in the year 48 BC he was assassinated by order of King Ptolemy upon arriving in Egypt.

He was one of the gre...

14 Jun 2019  Fri

Before the Roman Republic came into existence, Rome was ruled by seven kings. It is assumed each these kings ruled for the duration of 35 years. Roman historians such as Livy (64BC to 17AD) had recorded the past of these anci...

14 Jun 2019  Fri

This silver tetradrachm is a fine example of pre-Christian Armenian coin which was issued by the Armenian Emperor Tigranes the Great.

Tigranes the Great or Tigranes II was the emperor of Armenia under whom the count...

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