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Jun 30, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
For hundreds of years, people lived in the Colosseum and used its vast center as a communal trading center.
May 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
A rare Crusade-era lead seal used to secure a letter was uncovered in an ancient farmstead in Jerusalem.
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.
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.
Dec 2, 2013 05:30 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Ancient quarries under Rome threaten modern buildings and streets with collapse, leading geologists to go underground to map the passageways.
Oct 11, 2013 07:04 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A historian claims to have found evidence that the story of Jesus was a hoax based on a Roman emperor's biography. Continue reading →
Mar 1, 2013 03:31 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone assumes control of day-to-day business until a new pope is elected. ->
Aug 10, 2011 06:27 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A Roman sword, still in its leather-bound wooden scabbard, was unearthed in Jerusalem where it had apparently laid since its last battle nearly 2,000 years ago.
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