The Eternal City continues to live up to its name, thanks to some long-awaited reopenings and a crop of new restaurants and cultural spots all over town.
Its 2,000-year journey to Texas remains a mystery, but the buyer is returning it to the German state of Bavaria, its pre-World War II home.
The new leader of this 2,000-year-old archaeological treasure is examining gender, race and class while using technology to try and save the site from the ravages of climate change.
The discovery of the two mosaics in Southwark, across the Thames from the City of London, has been greeted by archaeologists as “exceptional.”
The Manhattan district attorney’s office is repatriating 200 objects it confiscated from major museums and collections. Many were tied to one dealer.
Archaeologists found the remains of a person buried at Herculaneum in the eruption of 79 A.D., and hope that with modern technology it will yield fresh insights.
There are very few paths back to just being an ordinary nation that don’t involve a truly wrenching fall.
The underground warren where ancient Roman gladiators and animals awaited their fates has been restored.
Technological advances, including DNA and tooth enamel analyses, allowed researchers to form new conclusions about capital punishment under Roman rule.
He is known as a cruel tyrant who played his lyre while Rome burned. That’s exactly what his enemies wanted you to think, the curators of a new exhibition argue.
New books look at what it was like to be in the Roman military 2,000 years ago and in the American military today.
The era of the Antonine Plague offers a reminder of what a powerful force nature has been throughout human history.
Relics from the favorite hideaway of ancient Rome’s most infamous tyrant have been recovered and put on display by archaeologists.
A memorial makes a statement about who is worth preserving. Why not a sacred and beautiful nothingness?
Trace quantities of isotopes hint at the true origin of a kind of glass that was highly prized in the Roman Empire.
New translations of the “Aeneid,” “Beowulf” and other ancient stories challenge some of our modern-day ideas.
Scientists have linked historical political instability to a number of volcanic events, the latest involving an eruption in the Aleutian Islands.