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Transform Your Office Cubical into a Roman Palace With a Chariot Chair [Desired]

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Have you ever noticed that the desks in your office form a cubicle version of Rome's Circus Maximus? And since battling lions and gladiators to determine who gets the last donut was phased out before you joined the company, perhaps a winner-takes-all chariot race is more appropriate? More »
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Chariots, the Greener Racing Alternative

Odd : Truemors (6 years ago)

If Nascar is a little too fast-paced for you, Rome may be offering a classic(al) alternative: chariot racing. A Roman historical society is trying to bring back the races around the Circus Maximus in October, reenacting the ancient ... Read Post

Chariot Racing in Rome Redux

History / Ancient History : Rogue Classicism (6 years ago)

My box filled with this one yesterday... more articles with more details; this one is from Spiegel: If one Italian entrepreneur has his way, Rome's Circus Maximus will once again play host to roaring chariot racing. It's time, he sa... Read Post

Beach Soccer in the Circus Maximus?

History / Ancient History : Rogue Classicism (5 years ago)

Image via Wikipedia The incipit of a piece in the Times that leaves one’s head a-shaking: Once famed for staging Ben Hur-style chariot races, the Circus Maximus in Rome is about to suffer the ultimate humiliation: a beach football t... Read Post


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