Pirates

2 Pirate Cities in the Caribbean:Port Royal and Nassau

During the Age of Piracy when Caribbean pirates were most rampant, almost the whole Caribbean became the paradise of piracy. In this region, countless tiny islands of good geographical conditions became natural havens for pirates. That is also what made Port Royal and Nassau pirate cities.

The confrontation between Romans and the “Pirate States” in the 1st century BC

In the early phase of the 1st century BC, there was a state founded by pirates in the Mediterranean. These pirates who called themselves Cilicians, comprised of retired mercenaries from Crete, exiled citizens from Italy, Spain and Asia, and defeated remnant soldiers in the Roman civil wars. But such a group of pirates and mobs …

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Why Pirates Like to Wear Earrings?

In films, TV series or paintings related to piracy, a pirate is always stereotyped as a person with one blind eye and a black pirate hat. To be specific, a blind eye, a wooden artificial limb, a pair of moccasins, a pirate hat or a parrot is the typical elements of a pirate.