ancient rome

The steed was found wearing an elaborate military harness and bronze trimmings.
The need for a filling breakfast meant that eggs would serve as breakfast’s primary protein — uniting workers of the world.
If you want to understand why my neighbors voted for Trump, look to the Romans who cheered on Julius Caesar.
I don't like generalizations. Nor do I support them. I teach my kids to avoid them at all cost. But if there is one that
Of course, the whole idea of the wandering womb might make more sense if you were a student of Aristotle. For some the preservation
First place (principatus) is given to the vines of Aminea on account of the body and life of their wine, which undoubtedly
The roots of populism stretch back to the beginning of the end of the Roman Republic. The man who ultimately brought down the system was a wealthy and ambitious nobleman named Publius Clodius Pulcher, a populist demagogue who refused to play by the rules. The more audacious his behavior, the more the public loved him for it. The ruling classes stood by dazed and helpless as control of the state they had run for centuries slipped from their hands.
Gracchus had the people in the palm of his hand, and turned it into a fist. Donald Trump yet might not be the Republican Party's nominee, but he is following the very playbook Tiberius laid down and achieving success.
It is difficult in particular to treat Greek religion as comparable to modern religious communities. Yet we should not discount Pausanias' own fascination with what he observes.
Now, here it is, hundreds of years later: millions of fruitcakes are manufactured and sold in just the United States alone
It is time for us to recognize the inaccuracies and faults within our history and human culture - whether it be in regards to Christmas, Jesus or terrorism - and use this identification as an impetus for improvement. Happy Holidays.
Only a few street blocks from where foreign ministers from the US, Europe and various Middle Eastern countries met in Paris on Monday to discuss the Syrian refugee crisis, the former Syrian "mother of the homeland" of ancient Europe sat on display at the Louvre Museum.
Join us today for a little early-Christian history as we head outside Rome for a look at the catacombs via the Appian Way, ancient Rome's gateway to the East.
Today's global migration shift is not a new story in the Mediterranean. The controversy over unconditional birthrights dates back thousands of years.
Rome, Italy, one of those rare places where reality exceeds expectation, where the scale of humanity is measured day in, day out. Of all the monuments constructed of humanity and deity, none continue to define us better than The Coliseum.
(Story continues below image.) The grave in Ethiopia where the woman dubbed ‘Sleeping Beauty’ was discovered. The woman's
It's that time of the year again. The third week of April, and Rome commemorates yet another year of its April 21, 753 BC founding. Though going on 2768 years, the Eternal City's birthday is never a bore.
A new discovery at the Colosseum in Rome proves ancient Romans had a modern approach to stadium seating.