Trivial Diversions

Rome

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Catullus: The Dirtiest Poet You Wish You Knew
History

Catullus: The Dirtiest Poet You Wish You Knew

When modern audiences think of ancient Roman poets, they hardly

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Fun Facts About Your Favorite Roman Emperor: Nero
History

Fun Facts About Your Favorite Roman Emperor: Nero

Nero is one of the most infamous of the Roman

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Mommy, Look What I Found: 6 Dirty Discoveries Found at Roman Ruins
Fine Arts History

Mommy, Look What I Found: 6 Dirty Discoveries Found at Roman Ruins

The art left behind by cultures says a lot about

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Names Come From Somewhere: Gods Planets Were Named For
Fine Arts History

Names Come From Somewhere: Gods Planets Were Named For

All planet names are governed by a group called the

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Romans Before They Were Cool: 7 Short Facts About the Etruscans
History

Romans Before They Were Cool: 7 Short Facts About the Etruscans

They were big before the Romans were The beginnings of

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From Worst to Best: Emperor Domitian v. Emperor Trajan
Fine Arts History

From Worst to Best: Emperor Domitian v. Emperor Trajan

Domitian was bald And boy, was he unhappy about it.

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On the Flip Side: 6 Facts About Roman Coins
History

On the Flip Side: 6 Facts About Roman Coins

Roman coins were a Greek idea Rome didn’t have coins

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Holy Roman Emperor: 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Charlemagne
History

Holy Roman Emperor: 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Charlemagne

Charles the Great, or Charlemagne, was one of the most

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Roots of an Empire: 5 Facts on the Rise of Rome
History

Roots of an Empire: 5 Facts on the Rise of Rome

The story of the fall of Rome is legendary: the

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Let Him Die – 11 facts about the Gladiatorial Games
History

Let Him Die – 11 facts about the Gladiatorial Games

Gladiators are something that every kid learns about in school.

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7 Weird facts about Greek and Roman Sculpture
Fine Arts History

7 Weird facts about Greek and Roman Sculpture

When someone says “Ancient Greece” or “Ancient Rome,” many people’s

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8 Really Expensive TV Shows
TV

8 Really Expensive TV Shows

While television is considered the small screen, sometimes its budget

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Theaters, Graffiti, and Phallus Monsters: 7 Weird Facts About the Romans
History

Theaters, Graffiti, and Phallus Monsters: 7 Weird Facts About the Romans

The Romans were an odd bunch. Thanks to a desire