Classical Roman culture
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-05-31 16:14
Visitors to Roman Carlisle received royal treatment, according to new archaeological finds which included the remains of a bathhouse.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-05-28 14:10
The Brooklyn Museum will present an exhibition of 21 Roman mosaics from an ancient synagogue when it hosts Tree of Paradise: Jewish Mosaics from the Roman Empire.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-05-27 13:46
Not just for dorks anymore! New evidence shows that Romans made the wearing of socks with sandals ultra chic!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-05-26 09:11
A team of archaeologists have identified artifacts and wall fragments, discovered during a road construction project, as belonging to a previously unknown section of Hadrian's Wall.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-05-13 11:49
Volumteer archaeologists are welcome at Vindolanda, the Roman fort in Northumberland, England.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-05-09 16:27
Researchers at the Museum of London have re-created a Roman water-lifting machine from artifacts discovered in 2001 beneath London's streets.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-08 11:37
The remains of a "beautifully preserved" room dating to Roman times have been discovered beneath the Sixth Form College in Colchester, England.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2005-05-03 09:07
The 2000-year-old remains of a butchered rabbit, thought to have been the dinner of a Roman, have led scholars to believe that rabbits were introduced to Britain following the Roman invasion in the year 43 AD.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-24 11:55
Residents of Scotland's Northeast, known as the Grampian, are up in arms over claims that the famous Roman battle of Mons Graupius did not actually take place in the region.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-10 09:29
Metal detector enthusiast Stephen Brown recently discovered a hoard of 2nd century Roman coins on farmland in West Norfolk, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-09 18:03
An article in the recent British Archaeology magazine discusses evidence that Romans had and used duct tape.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-31 10:45
Arizona teachers lobby for the teaching of Latin as a way to expose children to ancient culture, improve test scores and help kids get into college.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-13 14:26
A new campaign to have Scotland's Antonine Wall declared a World Heritage Site is being spearheaded by the country's schoolchildren. The campaign includes an educational pack that teaches about the country's Roman history.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-12 13:01
An Austrian archaeologist was killed when the pit he was excavating collapsed.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-09 11:03
Archaeologists working on a Roman cemetery in the Mount area of York are baffled at the discovery of 36 decapitated bodies.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-03 16:01
A massive archaeological dig has begun in the German city of Cologne, where researchers hope to sift through 100,000 cubic meters of soil in search of the city's past.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-03 09:08
In his new book, author James Fraser claims that the battle of Mons Graupius, which allowed Rome dominance over all of Britain, occured not in the north of Scotland, but in the south.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-02-26 11:34
The remains of a Roman brothel dating to the 5th century B.C.E. have been discovered during excavation for an Ikea store.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-02-19 17:33
An early example of a wooden, Roman coffin has been discovered near the River Fleet in London.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-02-18 17:31
Chris Welsch, a reporter for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, walks the streets of the city of Pompeii, a city frozen in time by a volcanic erruption.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-02-16 07:59
The producers of Food Network's "Secret Life Of..." series were so impressed last year with the folks at Gode Cookery, a noted medievalist cooking web site, that they are featuring Gode Cookery in another episode, this time on Roman wine cakes.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-14 16:31
Natalie Bennett reviews Looking at Lovemaking: Constructions of Sexuality in Roman Art, 100 B.C. - A.D. 250, a new book by John R. Clarke that looks at sexuality and gender issues in Roman society.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-14 10:17
How good is your Latin? The BBC offers a quiz to test your knowledge of the language, which still influences English.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-09 09:40
Researchers working on the Roman city of Pompeii are using ancient methods to re-create the Roman imperial cloth used for togas.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-03 18:27
Philadelphia Eagles fans can now cheer on their Super Bowl team — in Latin.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-02-01 14:25
Humans are not the only visitors to the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum. Pigeons have found a goldmine in the tourist hotspot, leaving behind a mess and forcing officials to try a new approach in pest control: hawks.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-01-22 12:05
When Roman Emperor Nero was deposed, his contemporaries went to great lengths to obliterate his legacy, burying his Domus Aurea (Golden House) with debris. Officials in Rome have revealed a mosaic the size of a large door that suggests that Nero's palace ruins may be remarkably well-preserved under the hill that covers them.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-19 16:40
The remains of a Roman chariot track have been discovered under an army barracks in Colchester, England.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 13:58
The Jelling Dragon is a purveyor of Roman, Viking and other medieval replicas, including swords and weapons, armor, jewelry, leathercraft, eating utensils, and clothing and accessories.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-05 09:18
New research in England's Roman city of Bath leads archaeologists to believe that wealthy citizens built homes in luxury clusters and shopped in commercial districts.