Posts Tagged ‘roman’

Complete Ancient Roman-Era City Discovered Near Luxor Temple in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered a complete Roman-era residential city near Luxor Temple, including houses, bathrooms, and workshops dating back 1,800 years. The residential area is an extension of the ancient city of Tiba, an important city for ancient Egyptian religious, economic, and administrative systems. The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Egypt announced that […]

Highly Significant Bronze Age and Roman Ritual Center Discovered in England

A team of archaeologists from the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) have uncovered a 4,000-year-old treasure trove of ritual and religious activity in Overstone, near Northampton, England.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Latin Papyrus Texts Reanimate Fossils of the Roman World

The PLATINUM project claims to be a “Partnership for Learning and Teaching in University Mathematics.” The study began with the goal of analyzing existing Latin papyrus texts dating to the 1st to 8th centuries AD to learn more about Roman Orientalism as an aspect of “multiculturalism in Antiquity and Late Antiquity.” But this study of […]

Ancient Roman concrete could self-heal thanks to “hot mixing” with quicklime

An unexpected ancient manufacturing strategy may hold the key to designing concrete that lasts for millennia. During the hot mixing process, the lime clasts develop a characteristically brittle nanoparticulate architecture, creating an easily fractured and reactive calcium source, which, as the team proposed, could provide a critical self-healing functionality. As soon as tiny cracks start… […]

Why Was Roman Concrete So Durable? Scientists Say It Could Heal Itself

Materials scientists have been working with archaeologists and historians for many years, attempting to unlock the fascinating secrets of Roman Empire concrete-making technologies and techniques, which allowed the Romans to construct some of the most enduring monuments the world has ever seen. Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

The Life Of A Celebrity Roman Chariot Horse

“The horses burst through the sky and with swift-hooved feet cut a dash through the clouds, which blocked their way as borne on wings they passed the east wind.” (Ovid, Metamorphoses II.157–60) Read more Section:  News Premium Preview Read Later  Source

Lost Roman Map has ATLANTIS at Eye of Sahara Africa! (Richat Structure)

Astonishing NEW details have been uncovered involving the Lost Ancient City of Atlantis, and the Eye of The Sahara. These details are so significant that the Richat Structure should without a doubt, be considered the most likely location of the lost capital city of Atlantis. https://youtu.be/xo_fMcSLp7Q THANKS TO: https://nexusnewsfeed.com/article/ancient-mysteries/lost-roman-map-has-atlantis-at-eye-of-sahara-africa-richat-structure Source

Detectorist Strikes Roman Gold in England

When this English metal detectorist realized that he hadn’t dug up a metal top, but an ancient Roman gold earring, he “sank to his knees in disbelief”. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Roman Temples and Sacred Stones Unearthed in the Netherlands

The discovery of this ancient sacred site was described as “special” no less than seven times in the Dutch archaeologist’s press release. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Europe Read Later  Source

Droughts, Not Gold, Drove Attila to Invade the Roman Empire

History has remembered Attila (c. 406 to 453) for having terrorized the Roman Empire with a campaign of violence as the ruler of a nomadic Central Asian and Eastern European people known as the Huns. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Important Events Read Later  Source

Revisiting Vindolanda, The Roman Outpost Of Hadrian’s Wall

Sitting proudly on the line of Hadrian’s Wall in northern England, just south of the Scottish border, the Roman fort of Vindolanda has dominated the landscape for nearly 2,000 years.  Read more Section:  News Premium Preview Read Later  Source

Roman Mosaic Unearthed in Ancient Slave Monster’s Villa

At a luxury seaside villa at Posillipo near Naples, researchers have unearthed an ancient Roman mosaic which once decorated the home of a horrific and horrendous Roman tyrant known as Publius Vedius Pollio. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Is the Famous Roman Leader Pompey History’s Biggest Loser?

Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, or Pompey for short, was a high-profile politician and military leader during the Roman Empire’s fall from grace. Pompey had an incredibly successful career until his ambitions got ahead of him. Once an ardent supporter of Caesar, he would eventually turn his back on his former friend, becoming a key player during […]

Luxury Bath Spa At Rutland Villa Was A Roman Barn Conversion

Last year archaeologists in the UK unearthed a rare Roman mosaic at a luxury 3rd century villa.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Europe Read Later  Source

‘Fake’ Gold Coins Prove Roman Emperor Sponsian Was Real

For many years, a hoard of Roman coins uncovered in Transylvania in 1713 were thought to be forgeries, with the ancient coinage displaying the name of an apparently “lost” emperor known as Sponsian. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology History Famous People Read Later  Source

Archeologists Unearth Ancient Roman Statues From Bath Site Dating Back 2,300 Years in Tuscany

Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered more than two dozen beautifully preserved bronze statues dating back to ancient Roman times in thermal baths in Tuscany, in what experts are hailing as a sensational find. “From the bottom of the pool at the lowest point of its monumental construction, 24 masterpieces of bronze statues between the 2nd […]

Timeworn Roman Theater Uncovered at Remote Site of Lissos in Crete

Even today, the Cretan town of Lissos can only be reached by sea or a seemingly endless hike across the stunning landscape and mountains that surround it. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Europe Read Later  Source

Take Heed Of The Jovial Roman Skeleton

We’re back in Turkey for the second time this week. Having told the story of the excavation of the oldest church in the world, now we are covering the ancient Roman “Jovial skeleton”. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News Read Later  Source

Roman Centurions: Elite Forces of the Roman Empire’s Military

The ancient world had some impressive military forces. For example, Egypt was famed for its chariots and Greece for its navy. The Romans? They were famous for their foot troops, the legionaries.  Read more Section:  News History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

Huge Roman Mosaic Depicting Trojan War Saved From Terrorists in Syria

Archaeologists in Syria have discovered a massive, highly-detailed mosaic dating back to the Roman era. Depicting a range of mythological figures, as well as rare panels about the Trojan War, this huge mosaic was almost sold on social media by terrorists. The 1,600 year old mosaic was discovered in a 4th century building in the […]

Archaeologists Unearth First Century Roman Refrigerator in Bulgaria

Over the last few decades, archaeologists from Bulgaria and Poland have been performing excavations at the site where the Roman legionary fortress of Novae once stood.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Rare Roman Navy Anchor Recovered Off English Coast

Since 2019 maritime archaeologists exploring the sea floor below an offshore wind farm in the North Sea have discovered many ancient artifacts.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Archeologists Discover Huge Stone Penis in Ancient Roman Ruins

In the modern world, stumbling across the image of a penis scribbled in Sharpie on a bathroom wall or carved into a wooden table is considered juvenile at best and vandalism at worst. Yet for Ancient Romans, whose empire stretched up to England and across the globe from Spain to Mesopotamia, phalluses were an essential […]

Large Phallic Carving from Roman Era Gets Public Exposure in Spain

A giant 18-inch (1.5 foot) phallic carving from the Roman era has been discovered in the city of Córdoba in Andalusia, Spain.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Rare Roman Coin Portraying Moon Goddess Luna Retrieved from Israeli Waters

A rare and beautiful bronze coin from the reign of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius, who ruled as emperor between 138 and 161 AD, has been discovered off the coast of Haifa in Israel. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Myths & Legends Europe Read Later  Source

Pedo pope of Anti-God Roman Slave Religion Cult Which Has Been Mass Murdering Humans, Stealing from the Poor, Buggering Little Boys & Burning People Alive to Death For Differing With the “church’s” Beliefs For Damn Near 2 Thousand Years IS “Concerned about Human Rights, Freedom of Worship & Morality”

Pope Blessing Baby Rapers That will teach him not to say the world is not flat when the “church” says it is! As millions die from the Killer Jabs the Popester tries to get humans to commit suicide with the jabs. Hey little boy raping popester, I though suicide was against the “church’s” rules? VATICAN […]

Secrets of Roman Winemaking Revealed By Pollen-Charcoal Residue Analysis

The Roman empire has historically been associated with wine and winemaking. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

The Sad Tale of Didius Julianus, the Man Who Bought the Roman Empire

In the year 193 AD an auction took place that sent shockwaves throughout the ancient world, as buyers competed for the greatest prize of a generation, the Roman Empire. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Europe History Famous People Read Later  Source

Didius Julianus, the Man Who Bought the Roman Empire

In the year 193 AD an auction took place that sent shockwaves throughout the ancient world, as buyers competed for the greatest prize of a generation, the Roman Empire. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Europe History Famous People Read Later  Source

The Tomb of Lyson and Kallikles: A Roman-style Macedonian Grave?

The Tomb of Lyson and Kallikles is the smallest of the four Macedonian Tombs of Lefkadia and holds a mystery that has become the subject of debate amongst scholars of art and architectural history.  Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Europe History Ancient Traditions Read Later 

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