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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.

Zeus Featured

Greek God Zeus | Interesting Facts, Myths & Powers

  Zeus was the king of the gods in ancient Greek religion. He was the god of the sky, lightning and thunder; and the most prominent symbols associated with him are the thunderbolt, eagle, bull...
Roman Soldier Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts On Ancient Roman Soldiers

 Ancient Roman soldiers may be divided into two main types, legionaries and auxiliaries. The former were citizens of Rome while the latter were not. There were 12 major ranks which a Roman soldier could...
Roman Army Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts On The Ancient Roman Army

 The formation of the Roman Army has been dated back to 753 BCE and it was in existence till 1453 CE. Thus it lasted for a period of more than 2,000 years. During this...
Zeus Powers Featured

A Summary of the Powers of the Greek God Zeus

 Zeus was the king of the gods in ancient Greek religion. He was the god of the sky, lightning and thunder. Zeus was an all-powerful God who had lots of powers that may be...
Zeus Myths Featured

10 Most Famous Myths Featuring The Greek God Zeus

 Zeus is the ancient Greek god of the sky, lightning and thunder. He was regarded as the king of all other gods and hence he is the chief figure in Greek mythology. There are...
Zeus Facts Featured

Zeus | 10 Interesting Facts About The Greek God

 Zeus was the king of the gods in ancient Greek religion. He was the god of the sky, lightning and thunder; and the most prominent symbols associated with him are the thunderbolt, eagle, bull...
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...

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