Wednesday, July 17, 2013

5 strangest facts about Ancient Rome

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Roman physicians recommended blood of gladiators as a means to treat epilepsy and infertility


enhanced-buzz-12413-1366746900-15-2013-04-24-20-11.jpg The wife of the Emperor Claudius, Valeria Messalina was a nymphomaniac. One day she made a competition with a prostitute to find out who will be able to serve more than men. The historian Pliny the Elder wrote that Messalina won with a score of 25 men in 24 hours.Lefty in ancient Rome was considered a failure and generally unhappy man%. Caligula's favorite horse, Intsitat lived in the stable of marble, and was eating from bird feeders made of ivory. Caligula was also trying to make him consul - it was the highest elected office in the Roman Republic. rolled wealthy Roman banquets that lasted for hours. In order to continue the feast, they are artificially induced vomiting.

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