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Articles about the most famous people in ancient Greece and Rome including facts and accomplishments of their emperors as well as contribution of their scientists and thinkers.

Caligula Facts Featured

Caligula | 10 Interesting Facts On The Infamous Roman Emperor

  Born on the 31st of August 12 AD in Antium, modern day Anzio, Italy, Caligula was a member of the Julio Claudian dynasty; the first ruling family of the Roman Empire. His father was...
Caligula Madness Stories Featured

10 Insane And Perverse Things Attributed To Caligula

  Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus, better known by his nickname Caligula, was the third Roman Emperor who reigned for a short period of 4 years from 37 AD to 41 AD. Though his early reign...
Alexander The Great Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Alexander The Great

  Born in the city of Pella in central Macedonia in 356 BC, Alexander was the son of King Phillip II and his fourth wife Olympias. He is often referred to as "the Great" for...
Archimedes Facts Featured

Archimedes | 10 Facts On The Ancient Greek Mathematician

  Archimedes was an ancient Greek mathematician, scientist and inventor. Little is known about the personal life of Archimedes and what is known comes from the histories authored by Plutarch, Cicero and other historians several...
Archimedes Contribution Featured

10 Major Achievements of Archimedes of Syracuse

  Archimedes (c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC) was an ancient Greek mathematician, scientist and inventor who lived in the city of Syracuse in Sicily. He is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of all time...
Julius Caesar Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Julius Caesar

  Gaius Julius Caesar (100 BC - 44 BC) was a Roman general and politician who is one of the most renowned figures of ancient Rome. He is considered one of the greatest military commanders...
Julius Caesar Facts Featured

Julius Caesar | 10 Facts On The Famous Roman Dictator

  Julius Caesar is one of the most renowned names from ancient Rome. Born into not so influential a family, he rose through the ranks in Roman politics to become the most powerful man in...
Augustus Caesar Facts Featured

Augustus | 10 Facts About The First Roman Emperor

  Born Gaius Octavius and also known as Octavian, Augustus Caesar is famous for transforming the Roman Republic, marred by civil wars, into a stable monarchic Empire which would last for around 1400 years. Rising...
Battle of Marathon Facts Featured

Battle of Marathon | 10 Facts On The Famous Ancient Battle

  The Battle of Marathon was fought between an Athenian army aided by a small force from Plataea and the invading Persian force of Emperor Darius I. Greek victory in the battle ended the first...
Augustus Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Augustus Caesar

  Augustus Caesar, also known as Octavian, reigned over the Roman Empire for 41 years from 27 BC till his death in 14 AD. He ended a period of lengthy civil wars in the Roman...