Axidava

Laws And Customs Respecting The Roman Women

The Roman women, as well as the Grecian, were under perpetual guardianship; and were not at any age, nor in any condition, ever trusted with the management of their own fortunes.

Every father had power of life and death over his own daughters: but this power was not restricted to daughters only; it extended also to sons.

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The Assassination Of Philip Of Macedon (336 B.C.)

The assassination of Philip of Macedon, which occurred in the year 336 B.C., was one of the most important in ancient history, not only because it terminated the glorious career of one of the most remarkable men of his times, but also because it led immediately to the accession of Alexander, one of the supremely great men of history,—an event which would very likely not have taken place at all if Philip had continued to live for a number of years and had himself selected the successor to his throne.

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Neacșu’s Letter

Neacșu’s letter, written in 1521 in the Cyrillic script, is the oldest surviving document available in Old Romanian.  

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