Louis XIII Style – Architecture & Painting

Louis XIII Style – Architecture & Painting Table of Contents Porcelain Buildings and Architecture Furniture The Louis XIII style or was a fashion in French art and architecture, especially affecting the visual and decorative arts. The distinction of him as a period in the history of French art has much to do with the regency under which Louis XIII began his reign (1610-1643). His mother and his regent, Maria de Medici, imported Mannerism from Italy, where she was born. The influence of Italian art was strongly felt for several …

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History of Sex in Ancient Rome

History of Sex in Ancient Rome & Pompeii That the woman placed herself on top of the man during the sexual act was very frowned upon in Ancient Rome as it was considered that this active position, that is, the woman riding (equitant), was humiliating for her male partner. It was a position typical of prostitutes, who charged more for it. Up to double the price of a normal service, in the rate applied in Pompeii, given its unusual nature. …

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Amphitheatre of Pula

  The Amphitheatre of Pula in Croatia Also known as the Pula Arena, is a well-preserved Roman amphitheater located in Pula, Croatia. Here is a brief history of the Amphitheatre: Ancient Origins: The construction of the Amphitheatre of Pula began during the reign of Emperor Augustus in the 1st century AD. It was built on the site of an earlier Hellenistic period theater. The exact date of its completion is uncertain but is believed to be around the 1st century …

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The History of Rome – Titus Livius

The History of Rome” a multi-volume work by historian Titus Livius   “The History of Rome” is a multi-volume work by historian Titus Livius, commonly known as Livy, that covers the history of Rome from its mythical origins to the death of Drusus in 9 BC. Here is a summary of the book:   Volume 1: Covers the founding of Rome, the reign of the seven kings, and the establishment of the Roman Republic. It includes legendary figures such as …

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Evolution of a Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome

Samsung Store: Galaxy Z Fold4 Series Samsung Store: Galaxy Z Fold4 Series   Evolution of a Roman Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome Ancient Roman Crane and Hoist: The Roman Empire invested a lot of time, effort and money developing new cranes for the construction of their buildings, bridges and especially aqueducts. They took the Greek’s crane as a model and improved it.   Ancient Cranes How to build a. Roman Aqueduct?  Roman aqueducts were underground …

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