Catacomb of Priscilla, Rome
Catacomb of Priscilla, Rome, late 2nd century through the 4th century C.E. Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven...
Cinerary Urn of Memmius Ianuarius
Cinerary urn of Memmius Ianuarius, Rome, 25-50 CE, marble. Nye Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento...
Columbarium 1 at Vigna Codini: Loculi & Central Pillar
Columbarium, excavated in 1840 CE, on strip of land between Via Latina and Via Appia.
Columbarium 3 at Vigna Codini: View of Double Staircase
This largely first-century CE columbarium in Rome, discovered in 1852 CE, was once lined with marble. It is very 'up-market'...
Cult of Mithras Explained
The Cult of Mithras was a thriving religion in the Roman Empire. But by the 5th century....it was gone. What do we know...
History verifies the importance of religion not only on a society’s development but also on its survival; in this...
Cylindrical Altar, Metropolis
Three altars dedicated to Ceasar Augustus are found in the theater on the site of the ancient city of Metropolis. Metropolis...
Death's Mansions: The Columbaria of Imperial Rome
A columbarium is an underground chamber, which the Romans used for preserving the ashes of the dead. During the...
Early Temples of the Forum Romanum: Temples of the Roman Republic
The temple was an important physical and ceremonial structure in any Roman city. Originally a gathering place (a templum...
Etruscan Religion: Influence on Rome
This video, originally related to a history research project, briefly describes Etruscan polytheistic religion as an overview...