We all know that the Roman numeral system is cumbersome and inappropriate for developing rigorous and complex mathematics. It is even unsuited for simple operations such as addition, subtraction and … Continue reading The Roman Arithmetic
The second opus of the Lucius Apex series has finally been translated and published in English. It is available at Amazon in the US, the UK, Canada and Australia. Unforgiven … Continue reading Unforgiven in Massilia Available at Amazon
My next English novel will be published sometime in April 2021. Unforgiven in Massilia was originally published in French under the title Massilia. It is the third book I published … Continue reading Unforgiven in Massilia
The bathhouses played a fundamental role in ancient Rome, and each of us picture the Caracalla or Diocletian bathhouses. We often think that they were at the heart of Latin … Continue reading Some Prejudices About the Roman Baths
I have received several messages on my Facebook page (@ThierryBontouxNovel) arguing about the status of married women in ancient Rome. It is true that in my two books (The riddle … Continue reading The social status of women in Rome
What was the Standard of Living of Roman in the first century AD? This article answers this question quickly and concisely.