On the north-west frontier of the Roman Empire, the Antonine wall was built c. 140 CE on the orders of Antoninus Pius...
Augustus Caesar (63 BCE – 14 CE) was the name of the first (and, by all accounts, greatest) emperor of Rome. Augustus...
Augustus' Political, Social, & Moral Reforms
Augustus is well known for being the first Emperor of Rome, but even more than that, for being a self-proclaimed “Restorer...
Battle of Teutoburg Forest
At the Battle of Teutoburg Forest (aka Battle of Varus), c. 9 CE, a combined force of Germans annihilated a Roman army consisting...
3rd Century mosaic of Bikini Girls at the Villa Romana at Piazza Armerina in Sicily.
The Byzantine Empire was the continuation of the Roman Empire in the Greek-speaking, eastern part of the Mediterranean. Christian...
Among the great emperors of the Roman Empire stand Augustus and Marcus Aurelius. At the other end of the spectrum is...
Celsus Library, Ephesos
Completed in 117 CE, the library was ordered built by Tiberius Julius Acquila in memory of his father Tiberius Julius Celsus...
After the death of Emperor Caligula and his family at the hands of the Praetorian Guard, the future Emperor Claudius (41-54...
Commemorating the 1900th Anniversary of Hadrian’s Accession to the Throne
It appears that I will not be the only one celebrating next year: the Archaeological Museum of Seville in southern Spain...