601 CE and Earlier
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-21 11:31
Rabbits are threatening Roman historical sites in Scotland by burrowing beneath their foundations.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-12 20:01
The skeletal remains of a tiny adult female discovered on an Indonesian island have researchers fantasizing about hobbits.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-12 09:28
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 10:38
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 15:57
Botanists believe that all English elm trees may be descended from one tree brought to England by the Romans.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-02 16:43
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 Fri, 2004-10-29 13:35
Researchers have been studying the "bog butter" regularly found buried in peat bogs in Scotland and Ireland for clues to what the substance really was.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-27 07:51
Russian archaeologists have discovered a burial mound containing the remains of a lavishly dressed woman as well as items suggesting "the woman's professional involvement in the world of witchcraft and magic."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-26 10:44
John Zant of Oxford Archaeology North has declared Carlisle, England "one of top Roman dig sites."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 18:40
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 13:10
Archaeologists working on the excavation of a 5th or 6th century synagogue near the coastal city of Saranda have uncovered impressive new structures.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 08:26
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 Sat, 2004-10-23 12:12
Badgers? We Don't Need No Stinking Badgers! OK, I couldn't resist! But badgers are reportedly doing serious damage to prehistoric burial mounds on Salisbury Plain.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-23 09:23
Archaeologists working on a site near Loch Lomond have discovered evidence of settlements dating back 3500 years, including a 7th century Christian cemetery.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-21 09:02
Hundreds of thousands of metal artifacts, including scale armor, from a Roman fort have been preserved by a layer of clay.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 07:19
Experts are investigating the ceremonial burial site of four horses dating to the 1st century C.E. discovered recently in North Yorkshire, England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 15:55
Carrie Lock of Science News looks at the history of beer and breweries from ancient times to the present.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 09:34
"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 Wed, 2004-10-13 20:30
Sharon J. Huntington of the Christian Science Monitor looks at the history of ink from prehistory through medieval times and up to the nineteenth century.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-09 16:47
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 13:41
Ian Campbell of the Scotsman looks at the history and influence of Byzantine architecture.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 09:21
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 Thu, 2004-09-30 11:53
English Heritage has unveiled its plans for a new visitor center at Stonehenge at a cost of UK£67.5m.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 18:11
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 10:26
One of the largest caches of Roman coins ever discovered has been found on a farm near Leigh, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 19:36
A new study by geneticists at Dublin’s Trinity College proves that the Irish and Scots are more closely related to Spaniards than to the Celts of central Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 12:35
Archaeologists working along the M3 in Ireland have discovered 28 new sites including prehistoric burial sites and a medieval house and field system.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 11:35
Visitors to England near the Forest of Dean may get the chance to live in an Iron Age village, wearing costumes, foraging for food, and learning the arts of residents of the time period.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-24 11:38
A chalk horse, discovered in a farmer's field near Whittlesford, England, has sent researchers scurrying for answers.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-19 13:11
David Rapp of Haaretz International takes a look at the Vienna Genesis, a 6th century illuminated biblical codex held by the Austrian National Library in Vienna.