23 Fun Facts About Ancient Rome Venere Travel Blog (blog) You may think that the toga, the favoured garment of ancient Roman was a cool, light piece of clothing, perfect for the sunny Italian countryside.
Times LIVE Hi-tech explorers set out to map Ancient Rome's aqueducts Times LIVE A group of speleologists is completing the first ever mapping of the 11 aqueducts that supplied ancient Rome that still run for hundreds of kilometres underground and...
Ancient curse tablet shows why you should never sue a Roman Catholic Online JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (Catholic Online) - An ancient Roman mansion dating to the third and fourth century AD, is yielding some insights into Roman life in the restive Roman...
Ancient Rome: It's Language and Culture. For this final term of Homeschool Latin in 2013, we are broadening our horizons a little to include some music, history, geography and literature. Language is not just about words ...
From the history of numismatics. Armenia-themed coins minted in Ancient Rome PanARMENIAN.Net Armenia found itself in a complicated situation after the downfall of Artashesian dynasty, having become an apple of discord between Rome and Parthia.
Classics396137_3249-2 Surfing the net I found posts and articles on why one should obtain a classics degree. Most are small arguments on how a classics degree prepares you for other careers. I have yet to see a reason, ...
As the summer holidays approach, The Local is touring Germany's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Today we visit the historic Roman Limes.
The Upper-Germanic Roman Limes covers a total distance of 550 kilometres. Around 2,000 years ago its forts, watchtowers, walls and palisades protected the mighty Roman Empire from independent Germania.
It is the longest and one of the most impressive archaeological monuments in Europe, marking the frontier where the highly developed civilisation of ancient Rome met 'barbaric' Germania.
The Limes run from Bad Hönningen/Rheinbrohl on the River Rhine to the Regensburg area on the River Danube. Alongside Roman remains preserved in their original condition, there are restored buildings, excavations and reconstructions. The course of the border wall can still be made out in places as it stretches in long, straight lines across forests and pastureland.
The first known use of the pattern dates back to 430 A.D. In the shield patterns of the Roman army. The Roman pattern matches the S-shaped pattern of the classic yin-yang, which is the Chinese symbol called taijitu.
Armed with laser rangefinders, GPS technology and remote control robots, a group of speleologists is completing the first ever mapping of the aqueducts of ancient Rome on archaeology's "final frontier".
As I look around at what is going on in our country, I've felt, over the past few years, that I need to become more educated about what was going on in Rome in the years leading up to its utter collapse.
LENNY is in trouble. At least he was. Big trouble. "Strike down and nail down the tongue" trouble. Such is the contents of an ancient curse found in the City of David, Jerusalem. (Eh? Again?! This #witchcraft must cease!
Raw Story The man behind the emperor: major Augustus exhibit opens in Rome Raw Story A political genius, a great reformer, a patron of the arts — but ancient Rome's first emperor Augustus was also a family man, as highlighted in a new exhibition...
In Ancient Rome, Purple Dye Was Made from Snails Smithsonian (blog) In ancient Rome, purple was the color of royalty, a designator of status. And while purple is flashy and pretty, it was more important at the time that purple was expensive.
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, summarized their findings in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society, and found the ancient Roman combination of limestone, volcanic ash, and seawater required ...
Italy’s capital, as the home of three thousand years of Western civilization, has an incredible wealth of ancient sites and modern sounds. This photo series highlights some of the most famous ancient Egyptian obelisks in the Eternal City.
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