May 20, 2018
Horse Found in Pompeii Excavation A complete figure of a horse buried in volcanic matter has been discovered in Pompeii for the very first time.

December 17, 2017
The Roman god Saturn’s feast began being celebrated in Rome on 17 December 497 BCE.

October 10, 2017
The Basilica di Sant’Apollinare Nuovo is one of the six extant early Christian and medieval buildings in Ravenna famous for its luminous mosaic program.

October 8, 2017
Roman Treasures Unearthed in England

August 22, 2017
The present-day Basilica of San Clemente al Laterano in Rome is a twelfth-century space that stands directly above a fourth-century, titular church, which itself stands above an ancient Roman Mithraic temple.

May 7, 2017
A series of earthquakes in 553 and 557 caused significant structural damage to the Hagia Sophia, and during such a tremor on 7 May 558, the dome of the basilica collapsed completely, destroying the ambon, altar, and ciborium.

October 9, 2016
On 9 October 768 Pope Stephen II saw Charlegmagne and Carloman I named kings of the Franks, paving the way for Charlegmagne’s eventual rise to emperor in 800.

March 30, 2016
Roman Mosaics Across the Empire opens today at The Getty Villa.

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