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4 09, 2017

Roman women: Women in ancient Rome – gender and power

By |2018-05-16T23:44:59-07:00September 4th, 2017|People, Romans|2 Comments

Roman women: an old woman, about 50 AD. The sculptor has made her look silly on purpose to make fun of old women Were women oppressed in ancient Rome? Roman women lived under many restrictions that did not apply to Roman men. Roman women knew that men were treating them unfairly, and they [...]

3 09, 2017

Julia Maesa and the later Severan dynasty – history of Rome

By |2018-04-07T17:04:33-07:00September 3rd, 2017|History, Romans|0 Comments

Severan dynasty: The Roman emperor Septimius Severus and his family The Severan dynasty: Caracalla and Geta Septimius Severus died in 211 AD, and he left the Roman Empire to his two sons, Caracalla and Geta. His last advice to them was to take care of the army, and never mind anybody else. But [...]