For hundreds of years, people lived in the Colosseum and used its vast center as a communal trading center.
Artifact embossed with the image of the hated Emperor Nero and dates to between A.D. 64 and 65.
A rare Crusade-era lead seal used to secure a letter was uncovered in an ancient farmstead in Jerusalem.
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.
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