Another blog post by little ol’ me about writing history and Romans in gay and m/m romance fiction. Read it HERE: http://www.guyslikeromancetoo.blogspot.com
The Roman Empire in the year that Trajan died while on campaign in the east. Click on the image for a larger version.
A sketch by the amazing Fiona Fu.
“This panoply of war trophies was misidentified during the Renaissance as “Trophei di Mario” (Trophies of Marius), referring to Gaius Marius (157-86 BC). The Roman General and Consul (elected Consul an unprecedented 7 times) was considered the third founder of Rome due to his defeat of the invading Germanic Cimbri and Teutonic tribes. He was popular for hundreds of…