Ancient Rome, Unrestrained Passion for Pleasure, but Also Profound Suffering
For the Romans, watching savage arena games related to unlimited drinking and enjoyment. However, the Roman people did not only lay foundations for games and public entertainment, but also for the development of the modern society. The famous thriving empire on the one hand, strict upbringing, and violent fights on the other. What made the Ancient Rome so unique? Discover a few more secrets.
Chastity Belt Was Meant for Protection, but it Became a Tool for Torture
An uncomfortable piece of metal which kept women awake at night. It was a tool protect them from the external danger as well as an anti-temptation device. Mentioning the chastity belt today makes most people giggle nervously or look away. However, some people still use this historical item today, but we classify it as a tool of torture. What do they use it for them and what is its history?
Change into a Costume and Spend the Day as a Nobleman or a Game Character
As soon as grandma closes the fairy-tale book, we dive into our fantasy world and, for the few last moments before falling asleep, we are roaming through the prairies like a free Indian. From an early age, we learn to imagine and experience someone else's life, and we develop a personal connection to the heroic stories we hear. And so, while we are waiting for the delayed owl with our invitation letter to Hogwarts, we can also take a shortcut into our fantasy world. All we need is a costume!
What is the Secret of the Legendary Weapon from the Nordic Mythology? Discover the Power of the Thor’s Hammer.
The sky clouds over, rumbling can be heard from the distance. There is a lightning and power can be sensed from the air. The powerful Thor has returned to the Earth, the most powerful of all the Nordic gods. The son of the highest god Odin holds the legendary hammer Mjolnir in his hand. We can find this iconic weapon in the Viking stories, in comic books or films. Where does its magic come from?