1. This statue is a representation of a Centaur. It is fighting a snake,
representing the necessity of controlling one's instincts.
Which Centaur gave up his immortality to stop his suffering and became the
from the roman period in white marble fashion on a marble stand.
Roman period (until the 4th century
A.D.) Louvre Museum, Paris, and National Museum of Athens.
The owls produced between
the Corinthian period (7th century B.C.) and the Roman period were polychrome ceramics,
often hollow in the shape of a small recipient. What did these small vases contain?
she-wolf of the Capitol, emblem of Rome.
The twins, Romulus et Rémus, left by their dying mother Rheia Silvia and their
father, the god Mars, at the edge of the Tiber river by their great-uncle Amulius (who had
taken the crown from his brother) and was afraid that the twins would retake the kingdom
When the waters went down, the
basket stopped and a she-wolf allowed the twins to nurse.
Who found the wolf and the twins?
Primitive statuette of Venus losing
Venus, the mother of
Cupid, the wife of Vulcan, the iron-worker god, had a lot of lovers like Mars,
Anchises and a shepherd called ...?
quadriga, shows the interest the Romans had for the circus games.
The Great Circus of Rome could hold
250000 persons and thanks to the many Roman holidays, there was a lot of time to see them.
The chariots had to go around the 568m track 7 times each. There were not
more than 4 quadriga at a time and each stable distinguished itself by the colors warn by
How many holidays were there in the year?