Antoninus' Wall23 hours ago
Antoninus’ Wall was built in the years 142-154 CE. The decision to build the embankment resulted from the vicious attacks of the Caledonians on Roman territory….Read more
Principia Museum - Roman museum in Romania1 day ago
In the city of Alba Iulia (ancient Apulum) in central Romania, there is an extremely interesting museum where we can admire many interesting objects related to…Read more
Review: The Romans Pop-Up1 day ago
“The Romans Pop-Up” by Andy and Maggie Hall is a book aimed at younger readers who can recreate the scenery of ancient Rome and learn about its history by cutting…Read more
Review: Geometric Patterns from Roman Mosaics1 day ago
The book “Geometric Patterns from Roman Mosaics” by Robert Field is, despite its small volume (about 60 pages), an extraordinary item. The Reader is provided with…Read more
Roman tombstone with interesting inscription1 day ago
Roman tombstone with an interesting inscription: “To Helena, foster child, soul without comparison and deserving of praise”. Interestingly, the bas-relief shows…Read more
Roman brick tomb in Serbia1 day ago
Roman brick tomb in Serbia, built in the 2nd-3rd century CE. The object was discovered in a necropolis at an excavation site in Gomolava (Hrtkovci village) in northern…Read more
Foundations of large structure were discovered in Serbia2 days ago
In eastern Serbia, in the ancient Viminacium, the foundations of a large building that scientists believe could be the headquarters of the VII Claudia Legion. For…Read more
Interesting Roman mosaic showing skeleton2 days ago
Roman mosaic showing a human skeleton carrying jugs. The object was found in Pompeii and dated to the 2nd century BCE….Read more
The remains of the Roman baths in the city of Patara (southern Turkey) will be made available to visitors for viewing next year. They were one of the first thermal baths that were built in the region during the Roman times.
In late August, there was an act of vandalism on the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre in Caerleon (Wales). Graffiti was discovered on the stone, which is another illegal and punishable destruction of the monument. The police are looking for the perpetrators.
From July 25 to August 29 in 2020, there will be night tours in Colosseum every Saturday. The tour takes about an hour and starts in the arena. Tourists will see, among others the underground, where gladiators and animals were kept, or the first level of the amphitheatre.