Agrippina the Younger: Rome’s Most Powerful Empress

Agrippina the Younger: Who Was She? What Was She Known For? Agrippina was born into a prominent and influential family, and she was the granddaughter of the famous Emperor Augustus. She was known for her beauty, intelligence, and political ambition, and she quickly rose to prominence in the imperial court. She paved the road for … Read more

Artemisia Gentileschi: The Renaissance Artist Who Sued Her Rapist… And Won

The first woman to get accepted into the Florence Academy of Art during the Renaissance was almost completely forgotten in art history. When she is mentioned, it’s usually due to a traumatic event in her past: her rape and court trial. But Artemisia Gentileschi was a trailblazing painter very much ahead of her time, and … Read more