As the historical action movie 'Pompeii,' opens we list 10 surprising things about ancient Romans you probably didn't know.
A new look at a cache of baby bones discovered in Britain is altering assumptions about why ancient Romans committed infanticide.
Ancient quarries under Rome threaten modern buildings and streets with collapse, leading geologists to go underground to map the passageways.
JFK isn't the only leader to have died by another's hands. He joins a long list of leaders who were murdered, most often for political reasons.
Two phalluses engraved on a 2,000-year-old stone may provide scholars with the exact date of the foundation of the city of Aosta in northern Italy.