April 8, 2018
Caracalla (born Marcus Aurelius Antoninus in 188), was assassinated on 8 April 217, after nearly 20 years as one of the most reviled Roman emperors.
October 22, 2017
On 22 October 362, a mysterious fire broke out in the temple of Apollo in antioch, consuming the roof of the building and the statue of the god, copied from Phidias’ statue of Zeus at Olympia.
April 16, 2017
On 16 April 73, legions of the Roman Empire penetrated the mountaintop fortress of Masada, in the Roman province of Judaea (what is today Israel).
January 26, 2016
Oxford University Press publishes Religious Architecture in Latium and Etruria, c. 900-500 BC by Charlotte R. Potts.
December 27, 2015
Giovanni Battista Borra was Born on 27 December 1713 in the Piedmont Town of Dogliani.
August 21, 2015
Remembering Khaled Al-Asaad
June 5, 2015
On 5 June 70 CE during the Siege of Jerusalem, Titus and his Roman legions breached the city’s middle wall.
April 8, 2015
Septimius Severus was proclaimed emperor of Rome by his troops on 9 April 193 CE, just two days before his 48th birthday.
February 5, 2015
On 5 February 62 CE, the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were hit by a strong earthquake with a magnitude approximated between 5 and 6 on the modern Richter scale.