The world of ancient Romans abounded in a number of amazing curiosities and information. The source of knowledge about the life of the Romans are mainly works left to us by ancient writers or discoveries. The Romans left behind a lot of strange information and facts that are sometimes hard to believe.
The statue of Antonia with markings of elements that were reconstructed: nose, ears and most of the bust. It is located in Florence in the Galleria degli Uffizi. Antonia was the daughter of Mark Antony and Octavia and the mother of Germanicus.
Reconstruction of the image of the wife of Emperor Aurelian (he reigned in 270-275 CE) – Ulpia Severina – made by Daniel Voshart. After her husband’s death, the empress ruled as regent until the eldest senator, Tacitus, was appointed successor.
Inserting computer reconstruction of ancient Corinth (central Greece) from the 2nd century CE. Corinth after years of wars on the Peloponnesian Peninsula, in 146 BCE was destroyed by the Romans. After 100 years, the city was rebuilt and became the capital of Achaia. In the 2nd century CE, it was a well-developed city with a port.
Reconstruction of the image of Emperor Marcus Aurelius (reign 161-180 CE). He was one of the most outstanding and educated emperors of Rome. Due to his extraordinary interest in philosophy, he was called “the philosopher on the throne”.
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