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Unwrapping HMNS: An Interview With A Gladiator
May 12, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Some of you who have visited HMNS since the Opening of our epic new exhibit Gladiators: Heroes Of The Colosseum may have noticed a couple interesting characters roaming the exhibit halls. They are our gladiators!  We got a behind the scenes look as Collin and Seth, who play our Retuarius and Secutor, prepared to terrorize […]

May Educator How-To: Make a Roman Mosaic
April 21, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Mosaics were common features, in both public spaces and private homes, in ancient Rome. Mosaics are beautiful, but also historically important. Mosaics provide a visual record, detailing everyday life, by depicting items such as food, dress, pets, and people. This common art form provides a looking glass into the past. The mosaic below depicts several […]

A Flavian Contribution: How Rome Got The Colosseum
April 5, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

By Frankie Alexander, HMNS Collections Intern                 ‘Rome wasn’t built in a day’, while this phrase commonly serves as an idiom in which to encourage patience and perseverance to the receiver, the phrase remains a historical fact as well, and one that can clearly be seen in but a brief account of Ancient Rome’s development […]

Gladiator Fashion: How To Spot Your Favorite Fighter
March 31, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Source: Wikimedia Commons. Author:  Jimmy Walker Like any good sports fan in human history, as a typical Roman during the era of gladiators you were expected to know all the pertinent information for your favorite fighter. This would include keeping up with the current rankings of your favorite fighter, knowing the advantages and disadvantages […]



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