Roman Clothing

Romans thought a lot about fashion. They would spend quite a bit of money to keep up with the style of the emperor and empress. Most of their clothing was made from wool or linen but cotten and silk did become available at a high price. The clothing it self would be a large cloth … Continue reading Roman Clothing

Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius

Antoninus Pius was born in 86 AD. His father was Titus Aurelius Fulvus and a consul, though he died shortly after 89 AD along with his father. So Antoninus was raised by his grandfather on his mother's side. His grandfather taught him to be a man of integrity and culture. Sometime between 110 and 115, … Continue reading Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius