The Imperial Roman Armies defeat the Goths – The last phase of the Gothic War in Italy

At the last moment the Goths found a king and a hero to rescue them, and the conquest of Italy was destined to be deferred for twelve years more. Continue reading “The Imperial Roman Armies defeat the Goths – The last phase of the Gothic War in Italy”

Asclepiades of Bithynia (124-40 BCE); the Father of Molecular Medicine

Asclepiades of Bithynia is recognized as the first physician who established Hellenic Medicine in Rome. Nevertheless, he is surprisingly unknown given the important fact that he was the first physician who created a health and disease theory with apparent similarities to what is known today as molecular medicine. Continue reading “Asclepiades of Bithynia (124-40 BCE); the Father of Molecular Medicine”

Flavius Belisarius: The African campaign – The first Italian campaign

After the Persians had drawn back, foiled in their attempt to conquer Mesopotamia, and after the suppression of the “Nika” sedition had cowed the unruly populace of Constantinople, Justinian found himself at last free, and was able to take in hand his great scheme for the reconquest of the lost provinces of the empire. Continue reading “Flavius Belisarius: The African campaign – The first Italian campaign”

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