Crassus may have had the most wealth but his greed for military glory destroyed him in the last days of the Roman Republic. In 60 B.C. Marcus Licinius Crassus was one of the most powerful men in Rome.
When Mount Vesuvius blew its top in A.D. 79, life in Pompeii stopped midsentence. Choked by ash, baked by heat and crushed by toppling buildings, its residents were snuffed out. But the ancient tragedy
Tudor banqueting house where Queen Elizabeth I celebrated Spanish Armada defeat discovered in Gloucestershire
Significant evidence of the Tudor banqueting house in which Queen Elizabeth I was entertained in 1592 with a spectacular three-day celebration of her earlier defeat of the Spanish Armada has been discovered