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Sep 15, 2015 04:25 AM ET
It's only the 7th-largest country in the European Union. But it's also the former home of the Roman Empire and today is littered with ancient artifacts of historical import and contains Vatican City. Does all of this add up to a "powerful" country?
Jul 2, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The ruins of one of the most prestigious maritime villas from Roman times are set to reopen after 15 years on July 2 in a small, almost uninhabited island off the Tuscan coast.
Jul 1, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
See the ruins of a prestigious maritime villa from Roman times, unlocked after 15 years.
May 17, 2015 10:35 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Remains of the long lost temple of Kheny have been unearthed at Gebel el Silsila, north of Aswan.
Apr 17, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A man with a metal detector found an extraordinary 1,800-year-old Roman grave while he was searching a farmer's field in the United Kingdom.
Feb 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A well-preserved Roman tombstone has been unearthed in a parking lot in western England. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2015 03:13 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The largest cache of gold coins ever found in Israel was discovered by chance by divers at Caesarea National Park. The treasure includes at least 2,000 gold coins from the Fatimid period, approximately 1,000 years ago. Continue reading →
Dec 18, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The remains of a child from more than 1,500 years ago were found among remains dating to the time when the Roman or Byzantine Empire ruled Egypt.
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