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Ancient Roman Women in Film

In honor of March being National Women’s History Month, I thought it appropriate to pay respect to those ancient Roman women who have been portrayed (accurately or inaccurately) in film and television. For it is often through television and film th...
by Classics and Ancient History on Mar 30, 2014

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Ancient Fashion: Do you see any simliarities to today's fashion?

1. Not everyone wore togas. Only free-born  men  were allowed to wear togas (as a sign of  citizenship), while women wore stolas. Prostitutes and adulterers wore togas, because they were not allowed to wear stolas and this male ga...
by Classics and Ancient History on Oct 16, 2013

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