The impressive structure measured some 262 by 196 feet, although only a small part of it has been unearthed.
The Vatican denies widespread rumors that the pope has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Intricate designs on the mosaic date to the 4th and 5th centuries AD.
Is the Italian Mob on the rise again? If events at a recent funeral for a reputed Mafia boss are any indication, the answer is yes.
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?
A mysterious Stonehenge-style monolith sheds new light on the earliest civilizations in the Mediterranean basin. Continue reading →
Roman concrete, one of the world's most durable compounds, closely resembles the rock formed in the depths of a dormant supervolcano in Italy.
See the ruins of a prestigious maritime villa from Roman times, unlocked after 15 years.
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