The Untold Stories Behind the Venetian Masks

The Untold Stories Behind the Venetian Masks

Venitian mask wearing  is a tradition which goes back as far as the 12th century, and historians speculate that it was a response to one of the most rigid class structures in all of Europe. Masks gave the wearer certain freedoms they wouldn’t have had normally....

7: 9 Things that might surprise you about Roman gladiators

Roman gladiators are recognizable and famous all the world over. Thanks to Russel Crowe, hollywood, cinecitta and other portrayals, the sandals and swords image of a battling hero is etched in all our minds. But who were these gladiators really? There are some...