Cultivation of the Pineapple

In the beginning of the 1st Century there is evidence of Pineapple Cultivation around the Caribbean Islands and the northern Coast of South America. Continue reading

Apartment Houses for Workers

Apartment houses were built of mud bricks for the purpose of housing labourers in Rome and its Port City of Ostia (now modern Italy). Continue reading

Then there was Light… by Lanterns

During the Roman era, lanterns made of clay with an opening at the front, this enabled people to take lights (oil or candle) outside. Continue reading