Mavia's Revolt & the Christian Question
In 378 CE the Tanukhid queen Mavia (r. c. 375 - c. 425 CE) of the...
North Africa’s Place in the Mediterranean Economy of Late Antiquity
The Mediterranean Sea was the economic focal point of the Roman...
Reforms of Augustus
Emperor Augustus (27 BCE – 14 CE) accomplished...
Roman artillery weapons were instrumental in the successes of the...
Citizenship is and always has been a valued possession of any individual...
Roman Daily Life
From the early days of the Roman Republic through the volatile...
Roman Expeditions in Sub-Saharan Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa was explored by Roman expeditions between 19...
Roman Games, Chariot Races & Spectacle
If there was one thing the Roman people loved it was spectacle...
The long straight roads built by the Romans wherever they conquered...
Rome under the Julio-Claudian Dynasty
The Julio-Claudians were the first dynasty to rule the Roman...
Sack of Rome 410 CE
In August of 410 CE Alaric the Gothic king accomplished something...
Slavery in the Roman World
Slavery was an ever-present feature of the Roman world. Slaves...