Get to Know the Weird Part of The Roman Ancient Life
There are unique features that are associated with each place the world over. Ancient Rome is not an exception as you will have several pictures about The Roman Guy and the whole place of Rome in the ancient time. We are able to picture that because of the several shows and movies that have given us the history. However, the truth is, the shows and movies don’t tell all the story. Some of their customs that you will read about will surprise you.
A story goes that most Romans used urine valuable in their lives. In fact this urine was such a major business that even the government itself placed taxes for the sale of this. You could find The Roman Guy making a living by collecting urine at urinals in public locations. Most other Romans could go around collecting urine from various homesteads.
Roman used to rely so much on magic for them to survive whenever they visited bathrooms. Whenever there was any constipation or diarrhea; one could feel like he was dying. In ancient Rome, it was a normal thing to die in the restroom. These people believed that several creatures that made the Roman sewage their home crawled up and bit people as they went to the bathroom. Another theory was that methane would buildup and often ignite causing explosion underneath bathroom goers.
The Romans believed that losing gladiators weren’t the end but the beginning of obtaining medication for epilepsy and as aphrodisiac. The skin scrapings and sweat got were placed in bottles by The Roman Guy and sold as aphrodisiac in the form of facial creams. The Roman women would use the made cream on their faces and cover them hoping that it would make them enticing to men.
The Roman Guy and all the Romans used to be cautious about allowing their eyes to be bigger than their stomachs. The Roman Guy who attended banquets would take large amounts of food and then take vomiting inducers to allow them to eat again.
The dead of Roman gladiators meant that their blood would be collected by The Roman Guy and converted to useful medicines. This was because Romans used to believe that such a fighter’s blood was very strong enough to cure epilepsy. Others could just eat the body parts of gladiators raw after pulling out the liver. Some doctors could claim that they saw people who drunk human blood and recovered from epilepsy.
It was a normal thing to find Roman women dying their hair every time. Though this dye wasn’t packaged in a special box, it was good for hair dying and often could be prepared by The Roman Guy.