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All that after she’d poisoned her husband for him – how ungrateful! 57 58 1001 Hideous History Facts Saint Ignatius was ripped apart by wild lions as punishment for being a Christian. He was transported from Turkey to Rome around AD100 with ten leopards, and then thrown to the lions in the amphitheatre. The Pantheon in Rome was first built as a temple for the gods around AD120. It had the largest dome in the world for over 1,000 years. The Roman Colosseum was weather-proof. It had a canvas roof (the velarium) that was raised and lowered by a team of Roman sailors.
To help him work out what was wrong with patients, he’d taste whatever came out of their body – including urine, earwax, vomit and snot! Yuk. In 435BC, the Greek philosopher Anaxagoras was kicked out of Athens for suggesting that the sun was not just a glowing circle of light but a big ball of fire. In ancient Rome, urine was collected from public toilets and used as a clothes dye, a hair product and an ingredient in toothpaste. Those that didn’t die often lost fingers, toes or their sight. Historians still don’t know what the disease was.
37 The Hideous Classical Period The play Hecuba written in 424BC by Euripides contains the first known criticism of slavery – it didn’t make much difference, as the Greeks continued to keep huge numbers of slaves. 38 1001 Hideous History Facts The Chinese lord Shang (died 338BC) ordered everyone in the country to spy on each other. People were divided into groups of five or ten and had to report any offences. If they failed to report a crime, they were cut in half. The Greek philosopher Aristotle was the first person to discover that dolphins are mammals not fish, in about 340BC.
1001 Hideous History Facts: Delve into the depths of our despicable past! by Alex Woolf