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by 588 · October 03, 2010 at 04:55 AM

While browsing an out-of-print history book "Romans and Aliens" (no, not the kind from outer space) I came across an interesting comment made about the "Germans" (obviously the ancestors of modern day Germans as their were no Germans then): this... (more)

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Andre_Chimene 0 · October 03, 2010 at 03:45 AM

The Gladiators killed millions of animals in the games not because they were forced to, they were hoping to get a little meat. When the Romans ran out of local game they brought back exotic beasts from as far off as Africa to spice up the... (more)

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by 3112 · April 20, 2012 at 08:17 PM

Has anyone read Caesar's Commentary on the Gallic Wars? His discussions of the (paleo) Germanic tribes is very interesting. Meat? Check. Raw dairy? Check. Cold baths? Check. Plenty of time outdoors? Check. Great physical size, strength, and... (more)

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Adulescens_Appetens 0 · January 25, 2012 at 03:46 AM

Of course I have. Not just some english rendition- I translated it myself =)