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Plague Helped Bring Down Roman Empire - Discovery News

Plague Helped Bring Down Roman Empire
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Plague may have helped finish off the Roman Empire, researchers now reveal. Plague is a fatal disease so infamous that it has become synonymous with any dangerous, widespread contagion.
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Ancient Rome sewer tunnels 'in danger of collapsing' - Telegraph

Ancient Rome sewer tunnels 'in danger of collapsing'  - Telegraph | Roman Thought and Society | Scoop.it
An ancient stone tunnel which runs beneath Rome and is one of the world's oldest working sewers is to undergo urgent cleaning and repairs amid fears that it could collapse.

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BBC Four | The Treasures of Ancient Rome (10:55pm - 11:55pm) | UK TV Channels

BBC Four | The Treasures of Ancient Rome (10:55pm - 11:55pm) | UK TV Channels (Now on #BBCFour :: The Treasures of Ancient Rome http://t.co/KzlooYd5Va)...
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Rome: Ancient Supercity Infographic

Rome: Ancient Supercity Infographic | Roman Thought and Society | Scoop.it
Rome was a city of "firsts":The first apartment buildings, central heating and even the world's first shopping mall. (central heating, apartments, shopping malls. How ancient Rome paved the way for modern urban living!
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Punic Wars

The Punic Wars were a series of conflicts fought between the forces of ancient Carthage and Rome between 264 BCE and 146 BCE.

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Treasures of Ancient Rome: Warts 'n' All

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How the Romans pioneered an artistic style of warts 'n' all realism during the Republic. (For those of you who missed 'Treasures of Ancient Rome' last night with @Alastair_Sooke on #BBC4 you can catch up...
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Ancient Roman feasts? Not for the commoners - Science

Ancient Roman feasts? Not for the commoners - Science | Roman Thought and Society | Scoop.it
By Stephanie PappasLiveScience Ancient Romans are known for eating well, with mosaics from the empire portraying sumptuous displays of fruits, vegetables, cakes — and, of course, wine. But the 98 percent of Romans ...
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