Mausoleum of Augustus
The ruins of the Mausoleum of Augustus, Rome. Completed in 28 BCE, it was the largest tomb ever constructed in the Roman...
Mithridates’ Poison Elixir: Fact or Fiction?
King Mithridates VI of Pontus, also known as Mithradates VI Eupator Dionysus and Mithridates the Great (135–63...
My Top 10 Favourite Posts from AHetc Contributors
Hi everyone, I am Jade Koekoe, blog editor of AHetc. As an end of year treat I thought I would share with everyone my...
Mythological Re-Enactments in Ancient Roman Spectacle
To this day the ancient Romans remain infamous for their dramatic use of spectacle and other forms of entertainment...
Myths and Legends - Rome, the Wolf, and Mars
Romulus and Remus at Rome Claire Campbell Our second story is the legend of the founding of Rome by the twin brothers, Romulus...
Nero's Golden House (Domus Aurea)
Nero's Golden House (the Domus Aurea) in Rome was a sumptuous palace complex which played host to the wild parties...
Object in Focus: The Meroe Head of Augustus
In an effort to share more of our favourite ancient objects from around the world, Ancient History Encyclopedia staff...
Odysseus & the Sirens
Roman mosaic from the 2nd century CE depicting Odysseus and the Sirens. Displayed in the Bardo Museum in Tunisia.
A map of Ostia Antica, the ancient port of Rome, at the mouth of the Tiber River.
Painted Garden, Villa of Livia
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=PPyqEsyVmIQ Painted Garden, Villa of Livia, fresco, 30-20 B.C.E...