Tag «rome»

Worst Plagues in History Of Mankind

Worst Plagues in History Of Mankind

Germs- they’re everywhere, and they’re always trying to kill you. Right now as you sit at your computer or watching on your phone, all matter of deadly germs are crawling all over you- your hands, your chest, your face, in your mouth… there’s nowhere they can’t reach. Right this second you have a 25% chance …

Discover Ancient Rome in Google Earth

Discover Ancient Rome in Google Earth

>>At Google, we’re very excited to announce the newest layer in Google Earth: Ancient Rome 3D. You can travel back in time to see Rome, Italy, as it was in 320 A.D., and explore Ancient Rome as never before. Let’s start by opening Google Earth and selecting the “Ancient Rome 3D” layer under “Gallery.” In …

Plague Doctor

Plague Doctor

The Plague Doctor The 17th century In Italy 1656-57 Devastating outbreaks of “Bubonic Plague” In Naples, Rome, and Genoa Killed approximately 200 -400 thousand people. Its unknown where this deadly plague originated But It’s said to spread from Naples where restrictions and precautions Were none existence In this cities Plague Doctor’s were hired To treat …

Why Was Hadrian’s Wall Built? | Animated History

Why Was Hadrian’s Wall Built? | Animated History

The Emperor Trajan presided over the greatest military expansion in Roman history. When he died in AD 117, his successor Hadrian was left with the daunting task of defending the empire. Special attention needed to be paid to the northernmost frontier in Britannia where there was resistance from the barbarian natives. Hadrian came to Britain …

What Made Emperor Nero The Most Evil Man

What Made Emperor Nero The Most Evil Man

Fictional evil leaders have been a mainstay of movies, novels, and tv shows. But when it comes to deeds of real life leaders, fiction is often no competition for fact. For example, during his reign as leader of the Mongol Hordes, it’s been speculated that Genghis Khan killed as much as 11% of the world’s …

25 Best Places to Visit in Europe – Travel Europe

25 Best Places to Visit in Europe – Travel Europe

Although it is the world’s second smallest continent, Europe welcomes more than half of all the tourists worldwide. In fact, 7 of the 10 most visited countries in the world are European nations. It’s easy to see why; a well-preserved cultural heritage, rich history, safety and efficient infrastructure makes visiting Europe a breeze. Here’s a …