An ancient stone carving on the walls of an Egyptian temple depicts the Roman emperor Claudius dressed as an Egyptian pharaoh, wearing an elaborate crown.
Analysis of tombstones from the Hellenistic period suggest tombstones served as much more than markers for the dead.
Arches and walls have crumbled to the ground at the ancient city that was covered in volcanic ash. Continue reading →
An ancient Roman gladiator school has been discovered in Austria, complete with cell blocks, a training arena and a bath complex.
As the historical action movie 'Pompeii,' opens we list 10 surprising things about ancient Romans you probably didn't know.
A trove of skulls and other body parts unearthed in the heart of London may have once belonged to Roman gladiators.
Scientists have confirmed the bacteria that caused the plague pandemic 1,500 years ago. Continue reading →
A new look at a cache of baby bones discovered in Britain is altering assumptions about why ancient Romans committed infanticide.
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