10 Must-See Ancient Sites in Provence
Provence has inherited a rich legacy from antiquity, boasting some...
A Visitor's Guide to Herculaneum
In the first part of our new travel series devoted to the archaeological...
A Visitor's Guide to Oplontis, Stabiae & Boscoreale
More than 2,000 years ago, extremely wealthy Romans lived...
A Visual Glossary of Classical Architecture
[image:945] Abacus - a large slab placed above the column capital...
An Ancient City Beneath Rome: Visiting The Catacombs of Priscilla
Any visitor to Rome will want to see and explore the popular historical...
Arch of Janus
The Arch of Janus, erected in the 4th century CE, stands in the...
Death's Mansions: The Columbaria of Imperial Rome
[image:3146] A columbarium is an underground chamber, which...
Early Temples of the Forum Romanum: Temples of the Roman Republic
The temple was an important physical and ceremonial structure in...
Legacy of the Ancient Romans
The legacy of the ancient Romans – from both the time of...
Libraries in the Ancient World
Libraries were a feature of larger cities across the ancient world...
Mausoleum of Augustus
The Mausoleum of Augustus was actually one of the first of many...
Nero's Golden House (Domus Aurea)
Nero's Golden House (the Domus Aurea) in Rome was a sumptuous...