Interesting facts about ancient Rome

Interesting facts about ancient Rome

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We all know for sure that European culture began with historical Rome. Interesting facts about ancient Rome have been described for many centuries. The eternal city - so called ancient Rome. Luxury and well-being made it a truly unique city.
With all his power, majesty and development, he carried a philosophy that was not acceptable to many states. Group orgies of a sexual nature and same-sex relationships were common there. Most likely, prostitution originates from them. Sex has been raised to the rank of worship.
On the walls of many buildings were painted frank frescoes of an erotic nature. Especially for the payment of labor of prostitutes, bronze special coins were made. They were also painted with sexual acts and outright scenes.
The peak of the abundance of paid love were courtesans. They were prostitutes, but served special nobles. At times, they influenced the social and cultural life of society, being trendsetters.The life of the courtesans proceeded in incredible luxury.
But it is not entirely clear where citizens had an incredible thirst for blood. Their favorite sight was gladiator fights. Practiced death and theatrical stage. If, in the course of the play, the actor must die, he was replaced with a sentenced criminal and executed right on the stage.
An interesting decree issued by Caesar in 45 year. It is not surprising, but there were huge traffic jams. The most real traffic jams. Caesar issued a decree banning the movement of private transport from dawn to dusk.
Useful and interesting facts about ancient Rome
Asparagus was a favorite dish of citizens. They froze it and kept it in the mountains.
In Rome, compulsory school attendance was only for boys, and girls had to study at home with their parents.
In ancient Egypt and Rome, it was allowed to pay taxes with honey instead of gold.
Well, how not to recall the merits of the Romans, which we use to this day. They invented concrete. Many architectural values ​​that still delight us have been cast from concrete. You can imagine the art of owning concrete work.
The Colosseum was so huge that it could hold two hundred thousand spectators.
The Romans had platforms for discussing politics and religion. Such sites were called forums.
Milk was used by the Romans as a cosmetic, and butter as a medicinal substance.
The most recognized delicacy for the nobles at the receptions were the languages ​​of flamingo.
Guy Julius Caesar once legitimized leap year. In general, he was a gifted person.
Salt was brought to a certain person as a sign of friendship.
Ridiculous and interesting facts about ancient Rome
If the patient went to another world during the operation, the doctor would have his hands amputated.
Nero, the Roman emperor, married one of the slaves. The name of this slave Skorus.
The Romans considered the great leadership potential of a man who had a crooked nose.
There was only one restriction on wrestling games, not squeezing eyes. The rest was all allowed.
In ancient Rome, the practice of placing the elephant dung in the vagina was used. Allegedly, this method excluded pregnancy.
During the gladiator fights, the blood of the defeated warrior was collected. She was a good remedy for infertility, according to Roman citizens.
Caesar began to go bald early and with great pleasure enjoyed the right to wear a laurel wreath.
The Romans did not use any devices for eating. They did it exclusively with their hands. Rich grandees had special slaves, whose hair they wiped their hands after eating.
If a man took the oath, he applied his hand to the scrotum as a sign of oath.
Interesting facts gladiator fights.
Gladiatorial fights in Rome came from Greece. As a rule, prisoners of war were gladiators, but anyone could become them to earn money. For this, there was an oath in which the citizen was declared “legally non-existent”. Criminals were sent to the fights.
It was not the correct information that reached us that in the Colosseum the spectators raised their thumb as a sign of giving life, and a finger down was a sign of death. This is not at all true. And it happened this way: the thumb was bent away - it meant the death of the vanquished. In their opinion, it is a symbol of a drawn sword. Well, to give life to a warrior, viewers raised a clenched fist - a symbol of a sword, which was hidden in its sheath.

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    Interesting facts about ancient Rome