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Top image: Roman Soldiers at rest at a Roman camp.	Source: Андрей Журавлев/Adobe Stock

When Soldiers Play: The Surprising History of Gaming in the Roman Army (Video)

Think gaming is a recent phenomenon? Think again. The ancient Roman Army was also known to indulge in various forms of games and gambling, particularly during their leisure time. But these games were...
Roman soldier in front of ancient writing. Source: Nejron Photo / Adobe Stock.

Real Letters from the Roman Front Lines – What Do They Say? (Video)

Real letters from the Roman front lines offer a fascinating glimpse into the everyday lives of ancient soldiers . These letters were the primary means by which soldiers kept in touch with their...