Culture/Civilization

  • Dealing With Stress in Uncertain Times
    It can generally be agreed upon that life can be very difficult at times, especially in a time period such as 2020-1, given Covid-19 and a myriad of other issues. Although the going may be rough and tumultuous, know that there’s always the opportunity to better yourself regarding both health and achievement. Below are some methods concerning how to better your lot and to take care of yourself.  #1: Practice …
  • Ancient Roman Terracotta Clay Pottery
    Ancient Rome is famous for its beautiful pottery. Smooth, sleek terracotta bowls and intricately carved plates can be seen in museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the British Museum. Many Romans produced pottery for mainly utilitarian purposes. More specialized workshops in specific provinces of the Roman Empire crafted and traded fine pottery. In this article, I’ll discuss fine wares and more common forms of ancient Roman pottery. To …
  • Ancient Roman Villas
    One of the first things learnt in any Latin class is the layout of the ancient Roman house. A domus is a house that was occupied by upper-class Romans during the Republican and Imperial eras. Along with a regular domus, the richest families also owned a separate country house known as a villa. These villas were much grander and larder. They had more space outside and required a more complex setup. Poor Romans …
  • Greco-Roman Cuisine and Attempting to Make Them At Home!
    Written by by Suhitha Reddy Baking and cooking can be stress-relieving and calming, even more so during this ongoing pandemic. Why not learn a little bit about Greco-Roman culture while cooking a few fun and unique dishes? In this article, I’ll show you how to make ancient foods in your own kitchen and review them myself. The experience was really calming and I had a lot of fun trying to …