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Magic Penis Amulets: A Protection Against Evil Eye In Ancient Roman Culture

At the heart of Hula valley in northern Israel lies the archaeological site of Omrit, where a large Roman temple complex is being …

Archaeologists discover man whose tongue was replaced by a stone

A gruesome and seemingly unique mutilation has emerged from a Roman Britain burial site in Northamptonshire – the skeleton of a man whose tongue had apparently been amputated and replaced with a flat stone wedged into his mouth.<p>The man had been interred face down, perhaps amid fears that his corpse …

Archaeology

What If the Roman Empire Had Never Existed?

What If the Roman Empire Had Never Existed?<p>Updated on October 12, 2016<p>How the Roman Empire Came to Power<p>The Roman Empire was a an incredibly large …

Ancient History

Rare gold coin with face of Roman Emperor Nero discovered in Jerusalem

First time coin of this kind has turned up in Jerusalem in a scientific dig, archaeologists say

Roman Empire

Robots recreated this ancient Roman arch that was destroyed by ISIS last year

Calling it an “act of solidarity” with the people of Syria and also an “act of defiance,” New York City’s Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen unveiled an amazing replica of a 2,000-year-old Roman arch destroyed by ISIS last year in the ancient city of Palmyra. The replica was created by the Institute for …

Archaeology

Gloucester's hidden Roman history opened to the public

A hidden piece of Gloucester's Roman history is to be opened to the public for the first time in almost 20 years.<p>The King's Bastion chamber, beneath a trap door in the King's Walk shopping centre, contains surviving parts of the city's Roman walls and remains of a medieval tower.<p>Until recently the …

Archaeology

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 …

Archaeology

Historic Roman highway found under shop basement

They don’t build roads like this any more. At about 2,000 years old, a remarkably pristine section of Roman road with not a pothole or loose paving …

Ancient Rome

Perfectly-preserved road that led Roman soldiers to London from the coast is found after 2,000 years

• <b>A father and son bought a building in Rochester to turn it into a shop</b>• <b><br>While they were working o</b><b>n the basement they discovered the road</b> <b></b>• <b><br>The section of</b> …

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 …

Italy

Rome administration in chaos as top ministers resign

Rome’s administration collapsed into chaos on Friday after infighting within the anti-establishment Five-Star Movement triggered an avalanche of shock resignations.<p>Embattled Rome mayor Virginia Raggi vowed to find new heavyweights who can "relaunch the city" despite a domino-effect of five …

Lessons for America from the fall of Rome

Gladiators in Rome<p>The fall of Rome was a culmination of several external and internal factors.<p><b>Great Wall of China</b><p>By 220 A.D., the Later Eastern Han …

10 Fascinating Facts About The Ancient Roman Army

Rome’s all-conquering military machine holds a special place in our minds. Its efficiency and discipline made a small city on the Italian peninsula …

Ancient History

Zeus Temple to regain its glory

MUĞLA – Anadolu Agency<p>AA photo<p>The Zeus Lepsynos Temple from the 2nd century B.C. will be revived to regain its former glory, as archaeological …