March 20, 2023
At midday on the Spring Equinox, light streams in through the twenty-seven foot diameter oculus of the Pantheon and aligns perfectly with the doorway.
February 11, 2018
Two young Roman emperors met untimely ends on 11 February, Britannicus in 55 and Gordian III in 244.
June 12, 2017
Modern Theater and Ancient History Clash on the Palatine Multiple news outlets are reporting that a heated debate is brewing in Rome over a theatrical space created on the Palatine Hill for a summer production of “Divo Nerone – Opera Rock,” which opened 1 June.
April 16, 2017
Though he had reigned only three months, Roman Emperor Marcus Salvius Otho had showed in this short time more wisdom and grace than anyone had expected when he committed suicide on 16 April 69 following defeat at the Battle of Bedriacum.
September 25, 2016
Rare Coin Bearing Likeness of Nero Found in Jerusalem A coin bearing the image of the Roman Emperor Nero is worth it weight in gold – and more – as its certain provenance provides rare insight into the distribution of and cultural value attached to the aureus .
July 19, 2015
On this day, 19 July, Rome burned.