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30+ Roman Architectural Wonders Around Europe, Africa & Middle East

Monumental Structures that Embody the Essence of Roman Architectural Brilliance. Roman architectural endeavors, across Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, marked by an impressive … Read more

Top 20 Archaeological Sites in Italy

20 Fascinating Archaeological Sites in Italy

Exploring Centuries of Archaeological Marvels: A Tour of Italy’s Historical Treasures. Italy, a country deeply rooted in history, is a treasure trove of archaeological wonders … Read more

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Pompeii Reveals Ancient Rituals: 13 Terracotta Figurines Discovered

Ancient Artifacts Unearthed in Pompeii. The discovery of 13 terracotta figurines during an archaeological excavation in Pompeii has unveiled a fascinating glimpse into the ancient … Read more

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The Roman Underworld: Catacombs, the Cloaca Maxima and hidden routes

Tunnels and Passages: The Hidden Routes of Roman Engineering. The Roman underworld include various underground structures such as catacombs, underground passages, and sewers, notably the … Read more

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Cloaca Maxima: An Engineering Marvel of Ancient Rome

The Cloaca Maxima: How Rome Mastered Waste Management Millennia Ago. The Cloaca Maxima (Latin: Cloāca Maxima, literally “Greatest Sewer”) served as one of the earliest … Read more

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The Catacomb of Priscilla: Rome’s Ancient Christian Burial Site Explored

A Detailed Look at the Frescoes and Relics of the Catacomb of Priscilla. The Catacomb of Priscilla is situated along the Via Salaria in Rome, … Read more

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Ancient Roman Magic: Superstitions and Mystical Symbols

Magic and Religion in the Roman Society. In ancient Roman society, the realms of magic and superstition occupied a unique and often complex space. Far … Read more

Apartment Living in Rome: Insulae Life and Culture

Apartment Living in Ancient Rome: Insulae Life and Culture

Ancient Rome’s Urban Dwelling: Insulae’s Daily Life and Culture. In the bustling city of ancient Rome, a significant portion of the urban population lived in … Read more

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Roman Vacations: Leisure and Pleasure in Ancient Times

How Ancient Romans Spent Their Holidays. The Roman Empire, which spanned from Western Europe to parts of Asia and Africa, is renowned for its military, … Read more

View of Lake Averno extending to Baia and Capo Miseno, from the Domitian Way

The Mythical Gate of Hell at Lake Averno

Lake Averno has long been seen as the portal to the netherworld, a belief echoed by figures like Dante and Aeneas. This mystical body of … Read more

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Ancient Pompeii Reveals Room of Slaves: Casting Light on Pompeii’s Lower Class

Artifacts from 2000 Years Ago: Casting Light on Pompeii’s Lower Class. In the Roman villa of Civita Giuliana, just about 600 meters from the ancient … Read more

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Pompeii: A Fresco Unearthed in New Excavations of Regio IX Sheds Light on Ancient Cuisine

Revealing Culinary Artistry: Pompeian Fresco Illustrates Early Pizza-Like Dish” While it bears a striking resemblance to a pizza, this image from a fresco found in … Read more