Warrior wearing iron helmet and red cloak.
Ancient History

Roman Soldier: Life in the Army and Beyond

December 31, 2020

The heroic deeds of the Roman army are etched in history. It followed a strict hierarchy and its soldiers enjoyed a lot of benefits, if they survived through their military careers. […]

Ancient Roman military helmet on a white background.
Ancient History

Challenging Life of a Roman Soldier

December 31, 2020

A person had to undergo a grueling training of four months to become a Roman soldier. Once trained, a soldier had to obey all the orders of the centurion and fulfill all the responsibilities, including guarding the temporary marching camps. […]

Isolated illustration of a Roman Helmet with a scarlet plume.
Ancient History

Being a Soldier in the Roman Army

December 31, 2020

Roman soldiers helped their generals win crucial battles. Citizens, non-citizens and free subjects who were allied to Rome made up the formidable Roman army. […]

The 3D illustration of Amun and Horemheb.
Ancient History

The Final Pharaoh: Horemheb, the Army King

December 30, 2020

Horemheb was Tutankhamen’s deputy and was a military man. Probably, he became the king of Egypt with the help of his army. Later, he introduced changes in the Egyptian army. […]

Chains with a lock on the legs of a slave amidst stones. Chains at the ankle. The symbol of slavery
Ancient History

Duties and Life of a Roman Slave

December 30, 2020

The skills and master’s personality traits were very important factors in the life of a Roman slave and how they were treated. Their duties varied based on both their skills and the master’s life. […]

woman hands bound prisoner in room,hands bound
Ancient History

Roman Slavery: Who Were the Roman Slaves?

December 30, 2020

Slavery was so common in ancient Rome that it was one of the big businesses of the time. Roman slaves were normally Greek, as many Greeks were captured in wars, but even Romans could be enslaved. […]

Papyrus plate
Ancient History

Medical Papyrus: The Guide for Ancient Egyptian Physicians

December 29, 2020

There were two approaches to illnesses in ancient Egypt: one clinical, the more practical one that helped cure trauma injuries, the injuries about whom the causes were known. But in instances where the cause was unknown, like a fever or a colicky child, magic and spells always came to the rescue. […]

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