All the latest information about discoveries from the world of ancient Romans. I encourage you to let me know about any Roman news and to indicate any corrections or inaccuracies. I try to search for material everywhere, but it is natural that not everything will be noticed by me.
In northern England, south of the village of Bridekirk, a skeleton from Roman times was found in 2017, with numerous coins, fragments of ceramics, furnace foundations and pieces of highly specialized Roman heating tiles that were laid under the floor to allow heating of the room through the hypocaustum system.
The Louvre Museum boasts one of the finest collections of ancient art in the world. If you have the opportunity to be in Paris on Saturday, it’s worth knowing that the Louvre Museum is organizing the so-called Nocturnes du Samedi on the first Saturday of the month.
A Roman villa was discovered around Dorchester (southwestern England). According to the researchers, it was thought that this place was destroyed in the mid-nineteenth century. However, they were managed to find remains of buildings with interesting mosaics.
Roman cemetery was found in Somerset (southwest England), where human remains belonging to 50 adults and children were found. The discovery happened by accident during the construction works carried out for the new school.
Utilizing the enormous capital accumulated in the 18th and 19th centuries, the Italian house of Torlonia has accumulated over the years an impressive private collection of over 600 ancient Roman artifacts. After years of negotiations, conducted between representatives of the family and the Italian authorities, it was possible to display some of the monuments to the public.
IMPERIUM ROMANUM is in process of translation over 3300 Polish articles about history of ancient Rome. If you have the opportunity to financially support the further translations – even with smaller amount – I will be very grateful.