‘Rome: A History in Seven Sackings’ Review: The City That Survived
British novelist Matthew Kneale presents the biography of Rome as a tale of disaster.
Roman Tomb Unearthed; to Everyone’s Surprise, It’s Intact
Excavations for an aqueduct happened upon a fourth century B.C. chamber tomb, with four skeletons and funerary wares.
He Fled the Ash That Buried Pompeii, Only to Be Crushed by a Rock
Archaeologists in Italy found the skeleton of a man protruding from a huge block of stone, almost 2,000 years after...
Skeleton unearthed of man crushed by huge rock in Vesuvius eruption
Block of stone violently thrown up by volcanic cloud fell on to victim, Pompeii archaeologists say.
London dig unearths Roman bones, jewels and single flake of gold
Museum to show rare artefacts alongside ethnically diverse human remains
A Seder Feast in Provence, With Roots in Ancient Rome
There has been a strong Jewish presence in the region since ancient times, and kosher tradition is reflected in recipes...
Who Was the Most Powerful Woman in Ancient History?
As the #MeToo movement takes center stage, we asked historians to look to the past for lessons from powerful women....
Rome metro work uncovers domus
Work on a new Roma subway station has uncovered an ancient Roman 'Commander's House', the first discovery of its kind...
Perspective | What the ancient Greeks can teach us about gun control
In the birthplace of democracy, refusing to bear arms was a mark of civilization.
Rare Roman boxing gloves found near Hadrian's Wall
Leather bands dating from AD120 are thought to be only known surviving examples