The Black Dinner

After the failure of the war in Dacia, Domitian sought to get even with the senators and equites in a truly unique way.

118 Sons

When you have 118 sons, things can get messy.


A small story of a man and his wealth during the Persian invasion of Greece.

The Gay Science

Have you heard about the gay science? In the medieval period, there was an idea called the gay science which celebrated the best poetry that was made, but certainly not gay poetry. The way that they used the word gay was to refer to the feelings of joy or love, either when talking about romance,…