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.