History Of The Ancient World

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Orjien Asema Antiikin Roomalaisessa Ja Kreikkalaisessa Kulttuurissa

By on 06/01/2016 • ( 1 kommentti )<p>Orjia kantamassa viinikannuja. Roomalainen mosaiikki toiselta vuosisadalta. Dougga, Tunisia.<p>Keith Bradleyn …

Ptolemaioksen Aleksandria – Aleksanterin hauta toi Egyptille valtaa

By on 18/12/2015 • ( Jätä kommentti )<p>Aleksanteri Suuri, marmori, kopio Lysippoksen alkuperäisestä patsaasta. Patsaan on kerrottu löytyneen …

Lukijan Kysymys: Mikä tekee Roomalaisista rakennuksista niin kestäviä?

By on 27/12/2015 • ( 1 kommentti )<p>Pantheon. Vuonna 126 keisari Hadrianus rakennutti betonista Pantheonin temppelin kaikille Rooman jumalille.<p><b>Mikä</b> …

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Colosseum, Rome, Italy

Fall of the Roman Empire

I knew we were headed toward societal demise like the fall of the Roman Empire in 2002 when I watched "<i>Most Extreme Elimination Challenge</i>," a muddy dubbed Japanese TV competition show. While studying world history in college, I turned to my college roommate and said, "If you look, America could be …

Missing Sphinx Head Found in Ancient Greek Tomb

Archaeologists have discovered the missing head of one of the two marble sphinxes guarding a huge Macedonian tomb under excavation in Amphipolis, …

What Wiped Out Three Quarters of Ancient Greece?

One of the great early civilizations collapsed in a mere fifty years, with 75% of the population disappearing a century later. What the hell happened …

Ancient History

Archaeologists in Turkey Uncover Secret Tunnel in Ancient Castle

— Hurriyet Daily News (@HDNER) October 19, 2015<p>Archaeologists excavating a fortress in central Turkey have discovered a secret tunnel dating to …

Rome Colosseum Underground Chambers, Arena, Upper Tier Tour in Rome, Italy

Experience the full glory of Rome's Colosseum on a walking tour with skip-the-line entry! Accompanied by an expert guide who is passionate about Roman history, you'll gain rare access to areas of the Colosseum that are newly opened or normally off-limits. Enjoy private viewings of the Colosseum's …

Ancient 'warrior princess' skeleton found in Kazakhstan

Perfectly preserved skeleton found with a huge sword and dagger believed to be a woman living between the 11th century BC and fourth century AD, scientists say<p>The remains of an ancient female warrior have been discovered in South Kazakhstan.<p>The perfectly preserved skeleton, believed to be a woman …

The apparent discovery, based on scans of King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber, could yield treasure beyond what was found in his famous resting place<p>Hidden doorways in the ancient Egyptian tomb of King Tutankhamun may lead to the long-lost resting place of Queen Nefertiti, a scientist has …

Ancient History

Archaeologists Respond To The Murder of Khaled al-Asaad At Ancient Palmyra

Palmyrene sarcophagi are some of the most intricately carved examples of funerary objects in the Roman Empire, decorated with delicate busts that are at once Roman in inspiration but also distinctly Syrian in creation. These are just some the pieces of a four-thousand-year history that Dr. Khaled …

Middle East

Elämää Herculaneumissa

Herculaneumin katukivet. Kuva: Wikipedia.<p>Vinikauppiaalla oli asunnon yhteyteen rakennettu myymälä. Viinin lisäksi hän myi oliiviöljyä, viljatuotteita …

Rooman Keisarit: Augustus

By on 12/08/2015 • ( Jätä kommentti )<p>Nuoren Octavianuksen pää ajalta ennen kuin hänet opittiin tuntemaan Augustuksena. Octaviukseksi syntynyt …

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Trajan’s Column (detail) #trajanscolumn #detail #ancientrome #romanempire #romanemperors #eternalcity #ancienthistory #ancientworld #history #rome …

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<b>Bronze statuette of a philosopher on a lamp stand</b><p>Roman, Early Imperial, Augustan, late 1st century B.C. Bronze.<p><b>Adaptation of a Greek statue of the</b> …

Body in ancient tomb identified as Alexander the Great’s father

By examining dusty bones pulled from the bottom of an ancient tomb, researchers say they’ve identified the remains of King Philip II of Macedon, the …

Scientists Were ‘Astonished’ to Find Bible Quotes on ‘Most Ancient Hebrew Scroll Since the Dead Sea Scrolls’

A burned parchment believed to be 1,500-years-old was unearthed near the Dead Sea in 1970, but researchers have just now succeeded in deciphering the contents of the find they have called “the most ancient Hebrew scroll since the Dead Sea Scrolls.”<p>Though the scroll was charred and tightly rolled, …

The Six Weirdest Ancient Roman Ideas About The Human Body

Given our 21st century understanding of medicine, in which scientists can grow or 3D print new organs, the ancient Romans may seem fantastically clueless about human anatomy and disease. But until Anders Vesalius revolutionized the study of anatomy in the 16th century, Western medicine was …

Ancient History