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Mar 27, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
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.
Mar 13, 2014 11:32 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Analysis of tombstones from the Hellenistic period suggest tombstones served as much more than markers for the dead.
Mar 3, 2014 01:06 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Arches and walls have crumbled to the ground at the ancient city that was covered in volcanic ash. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
An ancient Roman gladiator school has been discovered in Austria, complete with cell blocks, a training arena and a bath complex.
Feb 21, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
As the historical action movie 'Pompeii,' opens we list 10 surprising things about ancient Romans you probably didn't know.
Feb 10, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A trove of skulls and other body parts unearthed in the heart of London may have once belonged to Roman gladiators.
Jan 29, 2014 11:27 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Scientists have confirmed the bacteria that caused the plague pandemic 1,500 years ago. Continue reading →
Jan 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
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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