Book Review: Watchmen of Rome by Alex Gough

Watchmen of Rome takes the reader to the mean streets of Ancient Rome during the reign of Tiberius. Elissa is a priestess of the Carthaginian deities Baal-Hammon and Tanit, having received training from her mother, religious lore passed down in secret since the destruction of Carthage some 180 years before. She has a plan to [...]

Panem and Rome. The Influence of Ancient Rome on The Hunger Games

Gladiators in the Arena in Ancient Rome

                                 The Influence of Ancient Rome on The Hunger Games   The Hunger Games Trilogy, by Suzanne Collins is notable for concepts that can be traced back to ancient Rome. What are the similarities and differences between the Roman arena and the arena depicted in The Hunger Games? What are the similarities and differences between [...]