Classical Roman culture
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.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-08-01 15:06
Archaeologists from Basilicata University in Italy are excavating part of the southwestern edge of Pompeii, revealing a civilization that predates even the Romans.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-26 21:50
A second-century bridge crossing the River Tyne in Corbridge, England, forming part of the Roman "Great North Road," is being studied by archaeologists.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-25 08:47
Deveoplers working at Old Feather's Pub on Lordsmill Street in Chesterfield, England, have discovered evidence of a Roman fort.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-23 19:17
Archaeologists are celebrating the discovery of a huge Roman villa near Swindon, England as "one of the most important Roman sites in England."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-12 21:29
Archaeologists have made an important discovery in Essex, England: a large Roman road connecting Essex and London and a whole new Roman town.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-11 18:47
Be very quiet! Florida State professor of anthropology Cheryl Ward is hunting pirates! Roman pirates!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-10 12:07
The Woodchester Pavement, a replica of the Great Orpheus Roman Pavement found at Woodchester Church, is on temporary display at Prinknash Abbey, near Painswick, England. Donation are being solicited to help purchase the pavement for its permanent home.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 22:02
The large estate of a wealthy Roman named Anicetus has been discovered in Dorset, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-04 16:45
Visitors to Saalburg's reconstructed Roman fort get a first-hand view of what life was like for a Roman soldier in 3rd century Germany.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-04 13:10
Fragments of two glass armlets dating to Roman times have been discovered near East Linton, England.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-07-02 13:00
Archaeologists from the University of Southampton have traced Portchester Castle's past from Roman times through the Saxon era and into medieval times.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-06-22 12:30
When Patricia Washburn and William Bradford decided to get married April 22, 2000, they chose a very traditional wedding — traditional for Romans, that is.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-06-19 14:21
Archaeologists working on a timber trackway at Llancynfelyn, near Talybont have discovered the remains of a 3rd century Roman industrial site beneath it.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-06-17 21:03
Archaeologists working on Hadrian's wall have found evidence that 500 Moors may have manned the wall in the 3rd century.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-06-15 08:29
Sal Dunn: Sal Dunn, columnist for Snitch Weekly writes about Atila's romp through the Roman Empire in the 4th century.