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Ancient Rome

When the Peasants Went on Strike: Ancient Rome’s Secess...

September 1, 2019

Plebeian farmers interacting with Roman Patricians. From Hutchinson's History of the Nations, published 1915. Source: (Photo by: Universal History Archive/Uni...

The Horse Who Would Be Senator: Caligula and His Unconv...

May 8, 2019

In ancient Rome, the politicians were known for some of their wacky behavior, but Caligula has them all beat. The fourth emperor of Rome, engaged in deviant ...