Female Gladiators in Rome

See what female gladiators role in Roman society was and learn just how rare these gladiators were! … More Female Gladiators in Rome

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Ancient Rome’s Obesession with Purity: The Vestal Virgins

The common saying that “your body is your temple” is even truer for the Vestals and their lives, however with an unfortunate slight change; “your body is our temple”. … More Ancient Rome’s Obesession with Purity: The Vestal Virgins

Sulpicia I

  Context for Sulpicia Sulpicia is the only female poet from Ancient Rome whose work still survives today. Her six love elegies were published with the work of Albius Tibullus in his Tibullian Corpus. Sulpicia’s poems have received critical attention from many scholars within the last five centuries as the poem’s authorship and literary credibility … More Sulpicia I