Rome

Messalina Facts

Scandalous Facts About Empress Messalina, The Viper Of Rome

There's a reason that the Roman Senate tried to erase every mention of Empress Messalina—but we've uncovered her dark history.
July 9, 2024 Miles Brucker
Michelangelo Facts

Legendary Facts About Michelangelo, Master Of The Renaissance

Michelangelo Facts: He's one of the greatest artists of all time, but few people know about this renaissance man's dark history.
July 9, 2024 Kyle Climans

Cruel Facts About Nero, The Unhinged Emperor of Rome

The reign of Emperor Nero was a total catastrophe—so it's fitting that when this deranged emperor's end came, it was utterly chilling.
June 28, 2024 Janet Mowat
Marcus Aurelius Facts

Ruthless Facts About Marcus Aurelius, Rome's Philosopher King

History remembers Marcus Aurelius as one of the Roman Empire's "good" emperors—but in Ancient Rome, even the good guys did some pretty disturbing things.
June 28, 2024 Cadeem Lalor
Galla Placidia Facts

Vicious Facts About Galla Placidia, The Empress Of Rome

Galla Placidia Facts. Captive. Empress. Consort. Galla Placidia overcame unimaginable odds and ruled Rome for over a decade, but few know her dark history.
June 14, 2024 Kyle Climans
Emperor Commodus Facts

Unhinged Facts About Emperor Commodus, The Mad Man Of Rome

One historian said the mad Commodus turned Rome “from a kingdom of gold to one of iron and rust”—yet few people know this brutal emperor’s dark history.
January 8, 2024 Dancy Mason


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