I seen, just a few minutes ago, that Condoleezza Rice wrote about our Democracy, which made me laugh. So I asked a liberal friend which do we live under, which the reply was what I expected, one he couldn’t answer, but why? It’s in black and white, literally. A Republic has a charter, or constitution, … More Age Old Argument
This is concerning to me, Democrats, and the worldwide Elite, bent on world domination, are actually winning one aspect, all of those, want everyone to live in big cities, they absolutely despise any who live in rural areas, because we can’t be controlled, big cities are basically a metaphorical cow pen, you know where they … More Don’t Let Them Control You
Blue – The common colors of Blue was produced by using a cheap dye used for Roman Clothing. The cheaper colors of Yellow were produced from Woad. Woad was a European herb (Isatis Tinctoria) of the mustard family, grown for the Blue dye stuff yielded by its leaves – cultivated as a source of Blue … More Colors Of Roman Clothing
Reds, Pinkston, Browns, and Oranges – The common colors of Red were produced by using a cheap dye for Roman Clothing. The cheaper colors of Red were produced from Madder. Madder was a European herb (Rubia Tinctorum) the root of which was used in dyeing, cultivated as a source of Red dye colors. Used to … More Colors Of Roman Clothing
Green – The common colors of Green were produced by using a cheap dye for Roman Clothing. The Green colors were produced by using Lichen. Lichen was a plant of the division Lichenes which occurred as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground.
Yellow – The common colors of Yellow were produced by using a cheap dye for Roman Clothing. The cheaper colors of Yellow were produced from Weld. Weld was a European plant (Reseda Iuteola) cultivated as a source of cheap Yellow dye.
Crimson – The color Crimson was produced by using another expensive dye for Roman Clothing. The Kermes (Crimson) Dye was obtained from the dried bodies of the female insects (Kermes Vermilo Planchon and Kermes Ilicis), where found in southern Europe on the small evergreen Kermes Oak (Quercus Coccifera). The history of the Kermes Dye dates … More Colors Of Roman Clothing
Purple – The color Purple and it’s association with the Roman Emperors is due to the vast expenses of producing clothing made with such color. The color Purple was produced from an extremely expensive dye called Tyrian Purple, which originated in Tyre, in Lebanon. The Phoenicians owned the monopoly on this Purple dye, which was … More Colors Of Roman Clothing
If you ever wondered what it meant in Ancient Rome, why certain people wore certain colors, we tackle it in this week long series. Roman Sumptuary Laws were imposed by the rulers Ancient Rome to curb the expenditure of the people. The word Sumptuary comes from the Latin word which means expenditure. Such laws applied … More Colors Of Roman Clothing
Cyrus Griffin (b.1736 – d.1796) Our last President, before the President of the United States, George Washington. Like Peyton Randolph, he was trained in London‘s Inner Temple to be a lawyer, and thus was counted among his nation’s legal elite. Like so many other Virginian‘s, he was an anti-federalist, the promise of the Bill of … More The Forgotten President’s