Located partially beneath Spoleto’s town hall are the remains of a Roman house dated to the first century of our era.
There’s a large block of worked limestone at one end of the temple of Apollo at Delphi. What is it? What function did it serve?
Nearly five years ago, my first book was published. Here’s a look back at the commercial edition of my PhD thesis, some errata to the text, and comments on the lessons learned.
The small archaeological collection of the Duomo in Gubbio, Umbria, features a small terracotta figurine of a donkey, the most common pack animal of the ancient world.
Few buildings have as deep and as interesting a history as the Cathedral of Syracuse, built on the site of an ancient temple of Athena.
Tim Whitmarsh’s book challenges the modernist notion that atheism is a post-Enlightenment phenomenon and traces the ancient history of those who “battled the gods”.
The waterfall at Marmore, located in Umbria, is the tallest man-made waterfall in the world. It was created by the Romans.
This article offers a closer look at a mummy portrait of a young woman in the collection of the Allard Pierson Museum.
The Italian town of Assisi, famed as the birthplace of Saint Francis, has some impressive Roman remains, including a temple to Minerva.
It is often assumed that the ancient Greeks practised one type of warfare. This is problematic, as can be illustrated by a quick look at the early history of Tarentum, Southern Italy.