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What did they wear in Ancient Rome?

As part of our 'History Extra explains' series, leading historians answer the burning questions you were too afraid to ask...<p>The Romans had a variety …

10 Luxury Car Brands That Time Forgot

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Weak currency makes Brazil a shopping paradise for luxury goods

The plunge in the value of the Brazilian real, the world’s worst-performing major currency this year, made the luxury goods much more affordable in …

Ancient Roman frescos 'worthy of Pompeii' found in southern France

Archeologists in Arles have unearthed one of the only full Roman murals ever found outside Italy<p>Archaeologists have unearthed extremely rare ancient Roman frescoes, comparable to those found in the Villa of Mysteries in Pompeii, in the southern city of Arles.<p>The unexpected discovery was made during …

Ancient Greece’s Answer to the Financial Crisis

Greece’s real deficit? Knowledgeable citizens and accountable institutions.<p>The Greek debt crisis is playing out as if, as Henry Ford said, history is …

Ancient History

Unbelievable inventions by ancient Greeks that remained unexplained until the 20th century

fineartprintsondemand<p>A new museum dedicated to the advanced technological inventions of ancient Greek scientist Archimedes, has just opened up in …

Ancient Sparta in Modern Fiction

Paul Cartledge argues that all historiography can be seen as fictionalised and relishes the fact that novelists breathe new life into ancient worlds.

10 Insane Ancient Achievements that Science Can’t Explain

Easter Island is a remote, triangular-shaped, treeless, island in the Pacific. It’s 14 miles long and 7 milesacross, at its widest, and there is a …

Ancient Egyptian Papyrus reveals extraterrestrials visited Egypt in the past

It is believed that the Tulli Papyrus is the best evidence of ancient flying saucers in the distant past, and for some reason, historians have …