Classical Roman culture
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-14 21:20
The Cumbria County Council has transferred management of the Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall to English Heritage.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 14:57
Archaeologists working on a site near Neuss, Germany have discovered the remains of a Roman rest stop, including a service station, restaurant and a hotel.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 11:11
A Greek farmer recently discovered a stone monument marking the 1st century B.C.E. battle between Mithridates VI and Roman forces.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-12-10 12:22
A new online database has been developed that lists the collections of various museums, archives and libraries in Bath.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-28 17:55
A burial site near Acre, once believed to have been a Jewish cemetery, has turned out to be Roman.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-27 15:03
Timbers from a 2nd century Roman brewery have been returned to England and are now on display in an Ipswich museum.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-23 15:07
The York Archaeological Trust highlights 150 artifacts from its collection of over 500,000 objects in the Treatures of York.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-11-22 07:15
An archaeological dig at Southwark in London has turned up a tin of Roman face-cosmetic, according to scientists at Bristol University.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-21 10:31
Rabbits are threatening Roman historical sites in Scotland by burrowing beneath their foundations.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-12 08:28
HBO's miniseries on ancient Rome, being filmed now and scheduled to air next fall, is being called "dazzling."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-10 09:38
Trier, the oldest city in Germany, has been called "Roma Secunda", the second Rome, and is full of Roman monuments.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-07 14:57
Botanists believe that all English elm trees may be descended from one tree brought to England by the Romans.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-07 14:56
Ghost-hunters gather around Halloween to seek the spirits of Roman soldiers as part of York, England's fabled "Ghost Tour."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-02 15:43
Archaeologists are concerend about the future of a Roman burial site near Maryport in Cumbria which is being battered by the sea.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-26 09:44
John Zant of Oxford Archaeology North has declared Carlisle, England "one of top Roman dig sites."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 17:40
It wasn't barbarians who defeated the armies of Rome in Scotland, but the country's impenetrable forest, according to a new book by Chris Smout.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 07:26
Scientists believe that a field of craters around Lake Chiemsee in southern Germany is the result of a comet striking in earth in the second century.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-21 08:02
Hundreds of thousands of metal artifacts, including scale armor, from a Roman fort have been preserved by a layer of clay.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-10-20 08:46
Aoife's Links this week focus on a very appropriate seasonal topic: the history of the Halloween holiday, which dates back to the ancient Celtic and Roman civilizations.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 08:34
"It's really spectacular. It's far more than we could have anticipated," said Margaret Snape of Tyne and Wear Museums about the excavation of what is thought to be the largest stone bridge in Roman Britain.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-09 15:47
A small, crescent-shaped ornament designed to be worn by a horse has been discovered near the Croatian city of Drnis.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 08:21
Scotland's Antonine Wall, the most northernly reach of the Roman Empire in Britain, is the subject of a campaign to gain World Heritage status for the site.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 17:11
Eileen Maas, a Newcastle grandmother, was delighted to learn that her garden wall is a lost section of Hadrian's Wall.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 09:26
One of the largest caches of Roman coins ever discovered has been found on a farm near Leigh, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-18 08:05
The Chedworth Roman Villa in Gloucestershire, England has been awarded the prestigious Sandford Award for the excellent quality of its eductional program and administrative management.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-17 09:19
David Rosenthal reviews Spice: The History of a Temptation by Jack Turner, a new book which theorizes that spice brought about the downfall of Rome.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-15 13:43
A collection of more than 600 marble statues and tombs from the Roman period will once again be open to the public.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-05 11:25
Archaeologists working on a site in Verulamium Park, St Albans have uncovered a beautiful third century marble mosaic.
Submitted by Lyneyea on Sat, 2004-08-21 11:27
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-08-09 09:03
Two rare 4th century Roman floors, unearthed in 1880 and reburied by workmen, have been re-discovered on the Isle of Wight.