Ancient quarries under Rome threaten modern buildings and streets with collapse, leading geologists to go underground to map the passageways.
A historian claims to have found evidence that the story of Jesus was a hoax based on a Roman emperor's biography. Continue reading →
Inside a 2,600-year-old tomb lies the likely remains of a prince from one of the most enigmatic cultures of all time.
The body, sealed for 2,600 years until this week, may be a relative of the legendary fifth king of Rome.
The 2,000-year-old anchors shed light on a key episode of the Punic Wars. Continue reading →
When art researchers turned a TSA-style body scanner on a fresco, they got a surprise. Continue reading →
If you can't be one of the 2.5 million tourists who wander through the streets of Pompeii every year, you now have another option: Google's Street View. Pompeii on Street View The 360-degree panoramic street-level service debuted last week in the ancient Roman town that was buried in Mount Vesuvius...
They sleep under ancient Roman frescoes and walk on priceless mosaic floors, but they are far from living a privileged life. They are the dogs of Pompeii -- sick, starving, dirty and scruffy stray dogs who wander through the ruins of the volcano stricken Roman town. The poor animals have been livin...
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