Dr Esther Eidinow speaks about Greek inscribed curses, c.6th-1st centuries BCE, Greek and Roman Curses - presented...
Images in Roman mosaics meant to dispel the envious
Driving away bad luck, the evil eye and, in short, envious people—this was one of the purposes of mosaics in Ancient...
Imperial Temples in the Roman Forum
The temples built in the Forum Romanum during the Imperial era (27 B.C. – A.D. 476) were largely built to commemorate...
Happy Saturnalia to all! December 17, marks the beginning of the Saturnalia, a festival held in honour of Saturn that...
A colossal statue of the Roman goddess Juno Sospita (the Saviour). She wears a goatskin over her head and torso. Probably...
Among the many gods of the Romans, Jupiter, the son of Saturn, was the supreme god, associated with thunder, lightning...
This marble head (1st century CE) comes from a statue of the Roman God, probably copying the cult statue of Zeus from Olympia...
Minerva was the Roman goddess of wisdom, medicine, commerce, handicrafts, poetry, the arts in general, and later, war...
A 2nd century CE marble statue of Minerva, the Roman goddess of the arts and warfare. (Capitoline Museums, Rome)
Minerva of Arezzo
The 'Minerva of Arezzo' is a bronze Etruscan statue dating to the 3rd-2nd century BCE. (Etruscan Archaeological Museum...