Damnatio Memoriae, a modern description of a common Roman practice, condemned unpopular leaders to oblivion. Here’s how that worked and what we can learn from it today.
Romulus is a 10-part tv series about Rome’s origin story told entirely in archaic Latin.
‘Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe’ is a comprehensive look at the history of Ravenna during its golden age.
Should you take a day trip to Pompeii from Rome? This post helps you decide whether you want to do a DIY day trip to Pompeii or take a guided group tour.
The Torre Argentina archeological area lies at the heart of Rome, both historically and geographically, but it has always been off-limits to visitors. Until now.
Beginning on November 1, the Colosseum’s fourth and fifth floors will open to visitors for the first time in more than a generation. These upper sections contained the “nosebleed” seats, from which regular ancient Romans could watch gladiatorial combats and other spectacles. Modern visitors who wish to see the fourth and fifth floors must pay…