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Denarius

The denarius was a small silver coin used by the Roman Empire and Roman Republic. The denarius weighed about 3 to 4.5 grams. It was the main coin of Ancient Rome. It became the most common coin produced for circulation but was slowly debased in w ...

                                               

Dignitas

In Ancient Rome, Dignitas was regarded as the sum of the personal influence that a male citizen acquired throughout his life. It included personal reputation, moral standing, and ethical worth and the mans entitlement to respect and proper treatm ...

                                               

Hannibal

Hannibal, was a Carthaginian statesman and general. He was the greatest enemy of the Roman Republic. Hannibal is most famous for what he did in the Second Punic War. He marched an army from Iberia over the Pyrenees mountains and the Alps mountain ...

                                               

Incitatus

Incitatus was Emperor Caligulas favorite horse. He lived in Ancient Rome around 40 c.e. His name means "fast-moving." There is a story that Caligula made his horse a senator, but it is probably not true. According to historian Mary Beard, no anci ...

                                               

Julio-Claudian dynasty

The Julio-Claudian dynasty was the first five Roman emperors at the start of the Roman Empire. They were related to Julius Caesar. Caligula. Claudius. Augustus adopted son of Caesar. Tiberius. Nero. The Roman society was a class society, and almo ...

                                               

Latin poetry

Latin poetry is the poetry of Ancient Rome. They started by adapting Greek models. The verse comedies of Plautus are the earliest surviving examples of Latin literature. They were probably composed around 205–184 BC. There was a play written by a ...

                                               

Mare Nostrum

Mare Nostrum was a Roman name for the Mediterranean Sea. In the years after the unification of Italy in 1861, the term was used again by Italian nationalists. They believed that Italy should follow on from the Roman Empire.

                                               

Military of ancient Rome

The Military of ancient Rome means all military forces of Ancient Rome from the founding of the city of Rome to the end of the Western Roman Empire. Originally there was only the Roman army, but a small navy was added during the Second Samnite Wa ...

                                               

Roman numerals

Roman numerals are a numeral system that was used by ancient Rome. Numbers in this system uses letters from the Latin alphabet. Currently, it uses seven symbols: The Europeans still used Roman numerals even after the fall of the Roman Empire. Fro ...

                                               

Pax Romana

The Pax Romana was the period when there was peace in the Roman Empire. "Pax" means "peace" in the Latin language, "Romana" means "Roman" in Latin. So, "Pax Romana" means "Roman peace." the Pax Romana lasted from 27 BC until 180 AD. It started wh ...

                                               

Praetorian Guard

The Praetorian Guard was a force of bodyguards used by Roman Emperors. The title was first used for the guards of generals in the Roman Republic. Their commander, the Praetorian Prefect, was often an important figure in the political planning in ...

                                               

Pseudo-Nero

The Roman emperor Nero committed suicide near the villa of his freedman Phaon in June of 68 AD. Between the autumn of 69 AD and the reign of the emperor Domitian, some people appeared and claimed they were Nero. These impostors were known as Pseu ...

                                               

Roman army

The Roman army is the military of ancient Rome, the forces used by the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and later Roman Empire. Its infantry for much of its history, was the Roman legion. Rome also had a navy. The size of the army in the late Roman ...

                                               

Roman citizenship

Client state citizens and allies of Rome could receive a limited form of Roman citizenship such as the Latin Right. Such citizens could not vote or be elected in Roman elections. Slaves were considered property and lacked legal personhood. Over t ...

                                               

Roman Forum

The Roman Forum is an area of the city of Rome which the ancient city developed around. It is the place where commerce, business, cult, and the administration of justice took place. It was for centuries the centre of Roman public life. It was the ...

                                               

Roman house

Ordinary people lived in apartment blocks called Insulae, a kind of apartment building. It housed most people of lower- or middle-class status the plebs. The wealthiest from the upper-middle class the equites had their own homes. Insulae were of ...

                                               

Roman invasion of Britain

The Roman conquest of Britain began in AD 43 under Emperor Claudius. His general Aulus Plautius became first Governor of Roman Britain. Britain had been the target of invasions by the Roman Republic and Roman Empire. It had diplomatic and trading ...

                                               

Roman Kingdom

The Roman Kingdom was the monarchical government of the city of Rome and its territories. No written records from that time survive. The histories about it were written during the Republic and Empire and are largely based on legend. Therefore, no ...

                                               

Roman legion

A Roman legion was the basic military unit of the ancient Roman army in the period of the late Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. It was roughly equivalent to the modern word division. In the plural, the legions, it may mean the entire Roman ar ...

                                               

Roman Senate

The Roman Senate was the longest-lasting institution in Ancient Rome. It began in the first years of the city, which was supposedly founded in 753 BC. It survived the kings, the Roman Republic, the Roman Empire. The Senate started as an advisory ...

                                               

Saturnalia

Saturnalia was an ancient Roman festival. It honoured of the god Saturn. It was held on 17 December of the Julian calendar. Later it lasted longer, through to 23 December. The holiday was celebrated with a sacrifice at the Temple of Saturn, in th ...

                                               

Sub-Roman Britain

Sub-Roman Britain is the name given to Britain after the Roman legions left. It usually means the time between 410 AD and the beginning of the seventh century.

                                               

Trajans Column

Trajans Column is a Roman triumphal column in Rome, Italy. It was built to remember Roman emperor Trajans victory in the Dacian Wars. It was probably built by the architect Apollodorus of Damascus at the order of the Roman Senate. It is in Trajan ...

                                               

Tribune of the plebs

Tribunes of the plebs were important officials in Ancient Rome. The plebians were the free Roman people who were not patricians. The tribunes provided a balance between the power of the Senate and the needs of the people. There were ten tribunes ...

                                               

Verulamium

Verulamium was an ancient town in Roman Britain. It was in the southwest of the modern city of St Albans in Hertfordshire. Much of the Roman city is unexcavated, with the modern city built over it. The ancient Watling Street passed through Verula ...

                                               

Vulgar Latin

Vulgar Latin, or Common Latin, is one of the two types of Latin. Latin is an old language that was spoken by the Romans. Vulgar Latin is not spoken anymore, but its many dialects eventually became what are now Romance languages. Vulgar Latin was ...

                                               

Hull Fair

Hull Fair is one of Europes largest traveling fairs. In 1993 the fair celebrated its 700th anniversary. It comes to Hull, England for one week. The fair opens on the Friday closest to 11 October each year. During this time the fair is open every ...

                                               

Easter Jeep Safari

The Easter Jeep Safari is an annual event hosted by the Red Rock 4-Wheelers off-road club. Four-wheelers come from all parts of the United States and other countries to challenge the rough terrain of the backcountry in the Moab, Utah area. While ...

                                               

John Allen Muhammad

John Allen Muhammad was a convicted American spree killer responsible for ten deaths in the Washington, D.C. area in 2002. He and Lee Boyd Malvo went on a murder spree, killing ten people by shooting them from a distance inside Muhammads car. The ...

                                               

Andreas Baader

Andreas Bernd Baader was a German terrorist. He was born in Munich and was one of the first leaders of the Red Army Faction RAF. It was often called the Baader-Meinhof gang

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Afghanistan

As of 14 May 2020, there have been 5.639 positive cases, with 691 recoveries and 136 deaths across all 34 provinces in the country. Kabul Province has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Afghanistan at 1556, followed by Herat with 935 cases, ...

                                               

Birbal

Template:In Birbal, or Raja Birbal, was a Hindu advisor in the court of the Mughal emperor, Akbar. Birbal was appointed by Akbar as a poet and singer in around 1560. He was one of the navaratnas. He is mostly known in the Indian subcontinent for ...

                                               

Muhammad Azam Shah

Muhammad Azam Shah is the successor of the last Mughal emperor Aurangzeb after his death in 1707. He is also the elder son of Aurangzeb. He was at throne from 14 March 1707 to 8 June 1707. He was born on 28 June 1653 to Aurangzeb and his first wi ...

                                               

Tansen

Tansen, also known to as Tan Sen or Ramtanu, was a well known person of North Indian classical music. He was born in a Hindu family in the historic city of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. He learned and perfected and mastered his art in the Gwalior regi ...

                                               

Argentine Declaration of Independence

What today is commonly called the Independence of Argentina was made on July 9, 1816. It was done by the Congress of Tucuman. In reality, the congressmen that were together in Tucuman declared the independence of the United Provinces of South Ame ...

                                               

2011 Copa America

The 2011 Copa America was the 43rd Copa America. The tournament was organized by CONMEBOL, which is the main association football body in South America. The tournament went from 1 July to 24 July 2011. Uruguay won the tournament over Paraguay. Pa ...

                                               

Buenos Aires Convention

The Buenos Aires Convention is an international copyright treaty. It was signed at Buenos Aires on 11 August 1910. The countries which signed it agreed to respect the copyrights of the other countries. For a document to be covered by this convent ...

                                               

Falklands War

The Falklands War was a war between the United Kingdom and Argentina over the Falkland Islands in 1982. The Falkland Islands are 480 kilometres from Argentina in the southern Atlantic Ocean. Argentina and the United Kingdom have argued over which ...

                                               

Operation Uphold Democracy

Operation Uphold Democracy was a military operation in Haiti. It was led by the United States, with help from Argentina and Poland. It lasted from 19 September 1994, to 31 March 1995. In 1991, the Haitian army overthrew Haitis legally elected pre ...

                                               

San Lorenzo, Santa Fe

San Lorenzo is a city in the south of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is 23 km north of Rosario, on the western shore of the Parana River. It is the head town of the San Lorenzo Department. As of 2001 there were about 43.500 people. San L ...

                                               

1965 Yerevan Demonstrations

The 1965 Yerevan Demonstrations were a 24-hour mass protest in Yerevan, Armenian SSR on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. It is said that this event constitutes the first step in the struggle for the recognition of th ...

                                               

Shushi Massacres

The Shushi massacres were anti-Armenian pogroms during the Armenian-Azerbaijani war, 1920, when Azeri and Turkish army soldiers with participation of Kurdish gangs attacked the inhabitants of Shushi. The massacres took place on March 22-26, 1920, ...

                                               

Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016

Armenia participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with the song "LoveWave" written by Lilith Navasardyan, Levon Navasardyan, Iveta Mukuchyan and Stephanie Crutchfield. The song was performed by Iveta Mukuchyan, who was selected internally ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Armenia

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Armenia on 1 March 2020 when its first case was confirmed. The disease, coronavirus disease 2019, caused by a novel virus known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, has sp ...

                                               

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2011

The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2011 was the ninth edition of the contest, and took place in Yerevan, Armenia at the recently renovated Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex. It was the first time in history of the Junior Eurovision Son ...

                                               

2020 Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire agreement

The 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire agreement is a peace agreement that ended the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war. It was signed on 9 November by the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, the Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, and the Preside ...

                                               

Noraduz cemetery

Noraduz cemetery is a medieval cemetery with many ancient khachkars in the village of Noraduz, Gegharkunik marz near Gavar and Lake Sevan, 90 km north of Yerevan. Many tombstones in the cemetery show carved scenes of weddings and farm life.

                                               

Social Democrat Hunchakian Party

The Social Democrat Hunchakian Party, also known as Hentchak is one of the oldest political parties in Armenia and the first Socialist party in the Ottoman Empire and in Persia in the 1880s. It was founded in 1887 by Avetis Nazarbekian, Mariam Va ...

                                               

Turkish Armenian Reconciliation Commission

The Turkish Armenian Reconciliation Commission was made in 2001 to help Turkey and Armenia be closer. The main goal was to make the governments more active.

                                               

Queen Isabella of Armenia

Queen Isabella of Armenia ruled the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia 1219–1252. She was the daughter of Leo II of Armenia and Sybilla of Lusignan. Leo named Isabella as his heir. She was married twice. Her first husband was Philip, son of Bohemund IV ...

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