Ancient Rome

Werther Heads Moore's Group 1 Hong Kong Quintet

After finishing a close third as the favorite in last year's Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (G1) on the Sha Tin turf, Hong Kong Horse of …

Horses

Anti-Semitism Is Older Than You Think

<b>Part XXI in our ongoing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages. You can find the rest of the special series here.</b><p><i>Holocaust.</i><p>The word is synonymous …

Roman Empire

The Death of the Republic: Chris Hedges

Mr. Fish / Truthdig<p>The decision by the deep state in ancient Rome—like the United States of 2017 dominated by a bloated military and a corrupt …

Roman Empire

What Do Goths (the Music Tribe) Have in Common with Goths (the Barbarians That Destroyed the Roman Empire)? Let's Talk a Look

<b>Published on</b> May 21st, 2017 | <i>by Alan Cross</i><p>0<p>What Do Goths (the Music Tribe) Have in Common with Goths (the Barbarians That Destroyed the Roman …

Roman Empire

Squeeze 1 Lemon With 1 Spoonful of Olive Oil and You Will Never Stop Using It!

The amazing natural mixture we’re going to present today has been used by the ancient Romans and Greeks to treat numerous diseases and conditions. It …

Alternative Medicine

Play on Suleiman the Elephant to be staged in Mumbai.

Suleiman’s tale has inspired children’s writers, film-makers and even one Nobel laureate.<p>Five hundred years ago, an elephant trudged around 3,000 …

Carnaby Street

Anger in Rome over rock musical based on the life of the Emperor Nero

The stage is located close to where Nero built a sumptuous, rotating dining hall to show off his wealth and power. Described in detail by the Roman …

Rome

The ultimate summer travel guide to Europe

The ultimate summer travel guide to Europe<p>A trip around European cities from when you were in your teens is way different from what your experience …

Europe

How to cook asparagus

<i>The rather elegant asparagus in now in season (spring trough to the beginning of summer), so here we look at the varieties, how to buy, store, cook</i> …

Vegetables

15 European honeymoon destinations you haven't considered yet (but should)

Once the arrangements have been made for the ceremony and reception, it’s time to think seriously about honeymoon plans. With so many choices, advice …

Roman Empire

This website could save you hundreds of pounds on on train tickets

There’s nothing worse than spending a chunk of your paycheck on travel<p>Anyone who has crossed the country by train will know that fares in the UK …

Roman Empire

Want a Culture Fix Across the Pond? Take This London to Bath Road Trip

Will you be the one to unravel the mystery of Stonehenge? (Photo: Getty Images)<p>Bath is one of the most popular side excursions from London. But with …

Roman Empire

What Every Business Owner Can Learn From the Fall of Rome

As quickly and dramatically as Rome came to power, it fell -- swiftly. Remember that old adage about those who who fail to learn from history?<p>However powerful you think the United States has been at its height, it's nothing more than a shadow compared to the grandeur of the Roman Empire. For nearly …

Roman Empire

The Surprising History of Piercings

Whether you're a piercing virgin or have 400 different hoops and barbells hanging off your body, today is a prime time to get into the history of …

Ancient History

Search Begins for Roman Emperor's Legendary Party Ships

Italian researchers are about to reveal whether a volcanic lake in central Italy hides one of the legendary "orgy ships" of Roman Emperor Caligula.<p>If …

History

Spain Road Trips - Where to Go What to Do with Wine Tourism Spain

<i>SPONSORED —</i> A couple of years ago, I ventured on my first road trip through Spain and Portugal. I drove from Málaga to Lisbon, making stops in some …

Roman Empire

Rome vs. China

About my earlier China post, from Harrison Searles of GMU:<p>On the comparison of China and Rome, one of the factors that immediately came to my mind …

Roman Empire

Feeding the Army

<b>In the Roman period</b>, the fort at South Shields, which overlooks the entrance to the River Tyne, guarded port access to Hadrian’s Wall. Several forts …

Archaeology

The 15 cheapest European cities for an early summer break

Roman Empire

All You Need to Know About Hadrian’s Gate, the Famous Arch in Antalya

Located right on Atatürk Boulevard in Antalya’s city center, Hadrian’s Gate is a stunning historic ruin that dates back to 130 AD. Built to …

Culture

Ferrari races a horse-drawn chariot -- who wins?

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was the ultimate battle of horsepower, a sporting contest like you've never seen before.<p>Billed as a clash of ancient against modern, a Ferrari raced against a two-horse chariot in Castel Romana, Italy and, unsurprisingly, it was the car that motored to victory.<p>In a contemporary twist on …

Horses

Big results from small covering fees suggest Kodiac could be a great

Kodiac has been regarded as one of the best sources of speed and precocity for some time now, but because he was something of a slow burner in the …

Royal Ascot

Rome mayor condemns damage to Catholic and Jewish graves in Verano cemetery | News | DW.COM | 12.05.2017

Rome's Mayor Virginia Raggi has condemned the damage at the city's largest cemetery as a 'cowardly act.' Both Catholic and Jewish headstones were …

Rome

5 Reasons Why Strasbourg Needs to Be Your Next Destination

It’s been over two years since I visited, but Strasbourg is still at the top of my mind when I think of France and all it has to offer. While often …

Roman Empire

Ancient Treasures Discovered During Metro Dig On Show In Rome

The long-delayed project to extend Rome’s subway system has brought treasures of the past to the surface and allowed them to be showcased at one of …

Archaeology

1,800-Year-Old Kiln Uncovered in Verulamium

HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND—<i>St. Alban’s Review</i> reports that an 1,800-year-old kiln has been unearthed at Verulamium, a Roman town in southeastern England. …

Archaeology

P500 Prognostication – a look down the road at GMT

While primarily a tabletop gamer, hex and counter wargames are part of my DNA. In fact I was introduced to wargaming thru the venue of a little …

Roman Empire

Euro-zone parliament is being considered as a step for further EU integration

Emmanuel Macron and Wolfgang Schäuble COGwriter A reader tipped me off to the following: May 11, 2017 German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble …

Roman Empire

Christoph Heilig on Hidden Transcripts and the Counter-Imperial Paul

Paul and Empire is an amazing topic of study. Was Paul anti-empire or pro-Roman empire? Among scholars, I can’t help but notice that when a …

Roman Empire

10 Fascinating Facts About the Romans

Ancient Rome had a huge effect on the world as we know it today. Many of the ideas they had in regards to governing and infrastructure are still in …

Roman Empire