15 Truly Bizarre Facts About Ancient Rome

15 Truly Bizarre Facts About Ancient Rome

ROME Emperor Claudius’ third wife, Valeria Messalina, was a nymphomaniac. According to ancient historians, she once competed with a prostitute to see who could have the most sexual partners in a night.

Love this classically inspired evening dress.......Evening dress - Spring Summer 1944 Mme. Eta Hentz (American, born Hungary)

Evening dress - spring/summer 1944 - American synthetic, beads by Mme. Eta Hentz (American, born Hungary) Metropolitan Museum of Art

gildedhistory: “ Hairstyles of Ancient Rome “ “Hairstyle fashion in Rome was ever changing, and particularly in the Roman Imperial Period there were a number of different ways to style hair. Much the...

gildedhistory: “ Hairstyles of Ancient Rome “ "Hairstyle fashion in Rome was ever changing, and particularly in the Roman Imperial Period there were a number of different ways to style hair.

Ancient Rome 50-200 A.D.

roman fashion '' le costume occidental de l'antiquité à la fin du XX siècle "

Ancient Rome - more costumes

This shows more of the costumes and clothing that the ancient Roman men used. Some of them have the toga on, and others have other garments. The draping and the wrap around varied.

Zuhair Murad Spring 2013 Couture collection.

Zuhair Murad Spring 2013 Haute Couture Collection

Herculaneum (deposit) - Cupids playing with a lyre. Roman fresco from Herculaneum (perhaps the Basilica) (detail).

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Cupids playing with a lyre - Roman fresco detail, found Herculaneum, that near the Pompeii

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