Nearly forgotten, Ravensbrück was a concentration camp built to hold women, turning a scenic tourist area into a place of torture.
The Romans held their dead in great respect. They were di manes, the ‘good’ dead, and honoured ancestors never to be forgotten. It was customary for living relatives to visit deceased family member’s graves on their birthday, to celebrate and remember. But twice a year, Roman society publicly honoured the dead. Romans celebrated the Lemuria […]