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Roman Inscription Reveals That The Emperor Took Bribes And Lied

An ancient stone monument with a Roman inscription is revealing the truth about the corrupt politics of Imperial Rome. The find was discovered near a ruined Roman city in Bulgaria. The Roman inscription reveals a bribe paid to an emperor and a ‘political lie.’ This find is helping researchers to better understand Roman history at […]

The LEGO Colosseum: Biggest Brick Set Brings the Ancient Roman World Home

LEGO, one of the world’s most popular toymakers, has announced a new brick set. What is unusual about this launch is that it is a model of one of the most famous structures from the ancient Roman world. It is a LEGO Colosseum, replicating the world’s most famous amphitheater. Soon the many fans of LEGO […]

Roman Elections: The Rise and Fall Of Eccentric Roman Politicians

In the ancient world, the early distribution of political power was dictated by the availability of fresh water, fertile soil and a temperate climate, all of which were important for the development of organized societies. This greatly clarified the object of politics at the time which was to define boundaries. Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia were […]

The Strict Rules Dividing Ancient Roman Social Classes

Ancient Rome was both a class-conscious state as well as strictly hierarchical. However, this did not rule out the opportunity for people to move between ancient Roman social classes. Before the 2nd century BC, class was not the only way that a Roman’s birth placed him or her in society. There were three social classes […]

Another “Cursed” Roman Ballista Ball Is Returned in Israel

Ancient curses are most popularly associated with Egyptian mummies, their tombs, and their grave goods. In reality, however, people may associate ancient curses with just about anything, including mundane objects such as projectiles, known as ballista stones, that had been fired from ancient Roman artillery pieces. Indeed, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic in […]

Neptune: The Evolving Roman God Of Fresh Water, The Sea and Horses

The ancient Romans believed that Neptune was the god of the sea. Although he is most commonly compared to the Greek god Poseidon, this had not always been the case. Originally, Neptune was a god of fresh water, and was only associated with Poseidon at a later date. Thanks to Neptune’s connection with Poseidon, there […]

Excavation of Roman Bath Complex Challenges Lifestyle Beliefs

A rare inscription discovered on an olive press at an ancient Roman bath complex is revealing secrets about rural life in late antiquity. The “Roman Balneum” is a bathing complex at Rafina, a famous suburban port town located on the eastern coast of Attica in the municipality of Arafinos in Greece. Here, the discovery of […]

Israel Honors Polish Couple Who Saved Roman Polanski from Holocaust

    Israel is set to honor the Polish couple who allegedly rescued Jewish film director and child rapist Roman Polanski from the Holocaust: A grandson of Stefania and Jan Buchała will accept the medal naming them posthumously as Righteous Among the Nations, a title that Israel confers on non-Jews who risked their lives to […]

6 Ways Roman Engineers Were Way Ahead of Their Time

Ancient Roman engineers were able to construct many different kinds of remarkable structures which have stood the test to time. In many places around the world we can still see and admire their incredible knowledge of engineering and technology. This shows us that the ancient Roman engineers had a superb understanding of how to build […]

Luxurious Roman Villa On Display Under Lavish Modern Apartment Block

Rome is a place where many archaeological treasures and remains continue to be found. The latest discovery is a luxury villa with many remarkable artifacts and spectacular mosaics. This luxury Roman villa is providing us with new insights into how the elite in Rome lived up to 2000 years ago. From the discoveries made at […]

Roman Polanski’s Polish rescuers recognized as Righteous Among the Nations

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The Real Lives of Roman Gladiators

Roman gladiators are some of the most iconic characters in history and have defined how we think of entertainment in ancient Rome. Their portrayal in films and stories has turned them into archetypal legends – facing death on a daily basis is certainly not something to be taken lightly! The Roman gladiators’ tales are incomparable […]

The Triumphal Arch of Orange in France – Symbol of the Roman Empire

The Romans left behind remarkable monuments and their influence on architecture cannot be overstated. Many of their public monuments commemorated a military victory and sought to legitimize their rule. A particularly distinctive, and immediately recognizable design is the triumphal arch, which has been used through the centuries to modern times by various nations. One of […]

How Gaul ‘Barbarians’ Influenced Ancient Roman Religion

The continental neighbors of the Romans, the Gauls were considered barbaric entities which the Republic and Empire attempted to colonize multiple times. Caesar’s numerous conquests on the mainland allowed for constant military encampment within Gaul, resulting in a need to bring the Gallic religion under some kind of Roman control. This culminated in what is now […]

Companies linked to Roman Abramovich donated $100 million to E. Jerusalem right-wing group

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What in the Holy Roman Empire is this Giant Pool Found Outside Rome?

A major but enigmatic discovery has been made near Rome. A huge pool, that is at least 2,300 years old has been uncovered by archaeologists. However, the role and purpose of this pool is not known. Experts have suggested that it was used for a variety of purposes, but no-one is sure, and the pool […]

What in the Roman Republic is this Giant Pool Found Outside Rome?

A major but enigmatic discovery has been made near Rome. A huge pool, that is at least 2,300 years old has been uncovered by archaeologists. However, the role and purpose of this pool is not known. Experts have suggested that it was used for a variety of purposes, but no-one is sure, and the pool […]

The Roman Legions: The Organized Military Force Of The Roman Empire

There is no doubt that the magnificent and long history of Rome was to a large extent dependent on its strong and highly developed army. From its earliest emergence, through the Roman Kingdom, Republic, and Empire, the successes of Rome were always dictated by the skill and size of its army. And the most crucial […]

Mithras, the Persian God Championed by the Roman Army

Mithras the god originated in the east, in Persia (modern day Iran) where he was first worshipped. When soldiers of the Roman Empire came back to the West they brought this cult with them and in time his cult worship spread throughout the Roman Empire, not only with the soldiers but also by the merchants […]

Matador Tells Perverted Faggot Dressed Like a Pig to Do Roman Salute

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US court rejects Roman Polanski’s bid to rejoin Academy

LOS ANGELES, California — Director Roman Polanski’s legal battle against his expulsion from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was thrown out by a Los Angeles judge Tuesday. The “Chinatown” and “Rosemary’s Baby” filmmaker fled the United States in 1978 after admitting to the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl. He was expelled […]

Roman Temple Discovered Under a Farmhouse in Malta

Malta lies at the very heart of the Mediterranean and it has many historic ruins and sites attesting to that fact. Now another feature has been added to the list. While working on a restoration project at a famous temple complex at Tas-Silġ, archaeologists made an amazing discovery. They unearthed the foundations of a very […]

New Finds Made Near Famous Roman Legion Base in Britain

Archaeologists have made some impressive new finds at an important Roman site in Britain. The finds are in an area that was once part of a large, Roman legionary camp and barracks. These discoveries are throwing new light on the Romans legions in Britain and how military bases led to the development of urban centers […]

A Fascinating Roman Industrial Complex Has Been Excavated In England

The remains of a Roman period industrial complex has been uncovered by archaeologists in England, and includes kilns for making lime, mortar and pottery, and this discovery represents a detailed picture of what life was like for working class folk in the Roman outpost of Britannia. The Ruined Legacy of Roman Builders in England In […]

Serbian Roman Artifact Vanishes 24 Hours After Discovery

A recently excavated ancient Serbian Roman artifact, a stone slab covered with engraved Latin text, has been stolen only 24 hours after it was discovered. The rare Roman artifact was discovered on Friday, July 10, 2020, during road construction works leading to the Vinča landfill site. According to a report on Archaeology News Network one […]

Powerhouse of the Roman Navy: The Classis Britannica

The Roman Empire is perhaps best known for its legions, which were famous for their ability to overcome even their greatest defeats. However, while the legions of Rome were the all-conquering land forces, we must also remember that by the time of Julius Caesar the Romans had also built up a formidable navy. The Roman […]

A Hammer blow to the Roman Catholic Church– ‘Yes’ voters jubilant as anti-abortion campaign concedes defeat in Ireland

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Russian Oligarch Roman Abramovich goes from rags to riches after backing Putin

Sourced from The Daily Mail The poor orphan, Roman Abramovich, morphed into a super-rich tycoon  worth over £9 billion ($12 bn) after being befriended by Vladimir Putin  From a grim start in life as an orphan in Russia’s bleak Komi republic, Roman Abramovich has come a long way. Now worth an estimated £9.3 billion, he is […]

Archaeologists Find Bust of Roman Emperor in Egypt

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a bust of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in the southern city of Aswan. The Antiquities Ministry says Sunday the head was found in the Temple of Kom Ombo during work to protect the site from groundwater. It says archaeologists have also unearthed artifacts belongs to a shrine for the […]

2,200yo Greco-Roman temple uncovered in Egyptian desert

The temple was discovered at the al Salam archaeological site, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced on Wednesday. Two limestone lion statues, bits of pottery, coins, and a sculpture of a man’s head were also found at the site. The front section of the temple and foundations were found, along with a three-foot thick outer […]

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