Anne Pearson

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Pompeii hero Pliny the Elder may have been found 2,000 years later

Italian scientists are a few thousand euros and a test tube away from conclusively identifying the body of Pliny the Elder, the Roman polymath, …

Lawnmower parents are raising a generation of kids who struggle with adversity

Imagine your 10-year-old daughter is involved in a high-dive competition. She's past the point of participation trophies and genuinely wants to win. …

Marcus Claudius Marcellus

Marcus Claudius Marcellus (c. 270-208 BCE) was a five-time consul and, earning the nickname the 'Sword of Rome', he was one of the city’s greatest …

Sejanus

Lucius Aelius Seianus or Sejanus (20 BCE-31 CE) was the commander of the praetorian guard under the emperor Tiberius (14-37 CE). Coming from an …

11 Misconceptions About Ancient Rome, Debunked

Released in 1959, Charlton Heston's <i>Ben-Hur</i> is considered one of the greatest motion pictures of all time. Unfortunately, the film helped perpetuate a …

Lost heritage: Quake deals blow to Italy's art treasures

ROME (AP) — Within hours of last week's devastating earthquake in central Italy, members of the national police squad of art experts were already exploring the mounds of rubble in several medieval hill towns.<p>They have photographed hundreds of centuries-old churches with missing roofs, torn-away …

Italian Wine Exploration Map

Getting into Italian wine is a neverending adventure of new wines to taste. The book <i>Wine Grapes</i> identifies 377 unique indigenous wine grapes in …

Rome Comes to Life in Photochrom Color Photos Taken in 1890: The Colosseum, Trevi Fountain & More

For almost two hundred years, English gentlemen could not consider their education complete until they had taken the “Grand Tour” of Europe, usually …

Literature

Rome reopens historic Spanish steps after renovation

The famous marble steps will also stay open at night despite concern about potential damage to one of the architectural jewels of the Eternal …

Five easy Italian words with an interesting history

The Italian language has been shaped by centuries of cultural and historical developments, so that every word has a story behind it.<p>Italian speakers …

Archaeologists Find Votive Tablets of ‘Thracian Horseman’ Deity in Ancient Roman City Abritus

One of the two votive tablets of the Thracian Horseman (Heros) deity discovered by the Razgrad archaeologists in Abritus. Photo: TV grab from BNT2<p>Two</b> …

A Sip of Ancient Rome: Galvanina, Italy’s Famed Spring Water

Galvanina Springs near the town of Rimini is one of Italy’s oldest springs. Its healthful mineral water has been renowned since ancient Roman …

Roman Concrete: A Forgotten Stroke of Genius

I can hear some of you thinking now: <i>Concrete? Is she really writing about concrete?</i>Believe me, reader, the same sort of thoughts passed through my …

House prices: What have the Romans ever done for us?

What have the Romans ever done for us? So asked Reg in Monty Python’s <i>Life of Brian</i>. Well, quite a lot, and their prolific construction skills continue to give back to those who own property in their settlements.<p>Exclusive research for <i>The Telegraph</i> by estate agency Jackson-Stops & Staff reveals that …

Roman Army

Roman Forts<p>Wherever the Roman army went they built forts . If they were on a march through enemy territory they would put up a temporary fort every …

Roman Empire

Roman Empire exhibition opens in E China

An exhibition displaying artifacts of the Roman Empire opened at Shandong Museum in Jinan, East China's Shandong province, on July 25, 2016. The …

11 incredible Roman ruins in the Arab world

Everyone knows Rome's impressive coliseum and famous aqueducts. But the ancient Roman Empire spanned well beyond the confines of Rome and modern-day …

Ancient Rome

Apologetics: Constantine, the New Testament Canon, and the Conversion of the Roman Empire

Ariel Sabar has penned a devastating exposé of the forged fragment known as <i>Gospel of Jesus’ Wife</i>. The article is well-researched and well-written—but …

New Testament

Unholy Roman Emperor

London Bridge

What a Roman Empire graveyard can teach us about plague

“It turns out with a blood-borne pathogen like plague, the teeth tend to be a pretty good time capsule for DNA,” explained David Wagner, a biologist …

Glanum

Glanum, located near St-Rémy-de-Provence in southern France, was a Greek and then Roman town which prospered due to its location on trading routes …

Ancient History

Roman infanticide was NOT as common as thought: Scans of ancient baby bones reveal many were stillborn

The tiny bones of infants in ancient cemeteries around Britain have given Romans a reputation of being cold and merciless.<p>But researchers using an …

Roman Baths launches new ‘Beneath My Feet’ app to help visitors explore site

Visitors to the Roman Baths can now explore locations around the perimeter of the historic site where ancient remains and precious artefacts were …

Admire the view from Hadrian's Wall in this 360° video

In this 360 video we take you to the famous English heritage site of Hadrian’s Wall, giving you a glimpse of the Housesteads Roman Fort and the view from the Wall itself.<p>The video is narrated by Roman re-enactor and historian Roy Lawson, who shares some fascinating facts about specific features of …

Amazing finds unearthed on Hadrian’s Wall

Amazing finds unearthed on Hadrian’s Wall<p>More than 350 Roman shoes are among a number of exciting discoveries which have been unearthed along …

Hadrian’s Wall: 3 days, 300 people, 40 years of research

More than 300 people came along to celebrate 40 years of Hadrian’s Wall research at our special conference on 2-4 September, organised in partnership …

Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts

Rigodunum (?)<br>A very brief overview of the forts<p><b>Rigodunum</b><p>The name Rigodunum can only tentatively be assigned to Castleshaw.<br>Rigodunum is mentioned in a …

Roman Redux: Five Leadership Lessons from the Legions (NNSFW)

“The long existence of the Roman Empire had everything to do with the legions. While the legions were strong, Rome was strong. Conversely, the …