The History of Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome.

Greece  –  Rome  –  Roman Roads – Sparta  – Justice in Greece  – Pont du Gard Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome: Historic Evolution of Tourism This is the first part of an investigation of the History of Tourism. The second part, Tourism in the Middle Ages can be read here Tourism is a series of trips made for pleasure or for commercial, professional or similar reasons, during which the absence of habitual residence is only temporary. History of Classical …

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Venus Callipyge: The Goddess of the Beautiful Buttocks

Venus Callipyge: The Roman Statue of the Beautiful Buttocks Goddess of the Beautiful Buttocks  It is used to designate the famous statue of Aphrodite known as the Venus Callipyge, currently in the Archaeological Archeological Museum of Naples. It is a Roman copy of a Greek sculpture found,, in the domus áurea of Nero. Then it went to the Farnese Palace, from there to the King of Naples. Then to your current location. The Greek voice is formed by kallos (beautiful) …

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How the Roads were Built in Ancient Rome

How were the Roads Built in Ancient Rome? The Romans built three types of strategic roads (viae): the so-called Stratis Lapidibus (Paved) Injecta Glarea (Affirmed) Terrenea (Flattened) Siculus Flacus, Roman Gromaticus (land surveyor), in the 1st century, classifies the roads into: Viae publicae – Public Roads What were the Viae publicae (Public Roads) in Ancient Rome? The main roads of the Empire are called viae Praetoriae, viae Militari or viae Consulares. It was the State that was in charge of its construction, …

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Pompeii Brothel Sex Paintings

Erotic Pompeii Paints on Brothel Pompeii Brothel Sex Paintings: Pompeii is one of the most famous of the ancient Roman cities. It was preserved by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79. The streets of this city like nearby Herculaneum are literally covered with penis sculptures, symbols of luck and prosperity. In Pompeii there is a mural of the god Mercury that appears with a large erect penis. New images of a brothel excavated within Pompeii give a new insight …

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History of Vacations

History of Vacations in USA and the world The annual break from work is a fairly recent phenomenon. Greeks  & Romans The Greeks were the first who saw the need to have rest periods to perform more work and intellectually, but it is the Romans who can be said, invented the Vacations. Although it was a privilege destined for the wealthy classes, many families in the months that their emperors were honored, left their city to go to one of …

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