Did You Know…Spartacus

The Slave leader and Gladiator known as Spartacus was a real person. Initially a slave who was trained as a Gladiator for arena fights he and 77 other slaves broke free of their compound in Capua, near the city of Naples, 73 B.C (originally 200 were to leave but their plans were discovered.). Over the [...]


Stone Markers behind the Colosseum, Rome.

These markers are a mystery to the Archaeological and Historical worlds. They sit roughly about 30 meters behind the Colosseum and don't appear to offer any obvious explanation as to their original function. Perhaps they were an area to make offerings to the gods, or place bets before a gladiatorial fight; maybe it was a [...]