Articles in this category focus on visiting archaeological sites, museums, and more.
The tomb of the Roman poet Virgil (70–19 BC) is located in Naples. Today, the tomb forms the centre of a park created in Virgil’s honour.
We tend to focus on how ancient buildings were used in Antiquity. But how they were used in post-Classical times is often just as interesting, as I discovered when I revisited the Colosseum in Rome.
The island of Rhodes is rich in history, with a variety of museums, art galleries, and archaeological sites to visit.
Matilo or Matilone was a Roman castellum (fort) in what is now Leiden. Today, the site is an archaeological park.
The promontories that flank the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar were referred to as the Pillars of Hercules.
The ruins of Pompeii offer an unrivalled look at everyday life in a small Roman city of the first century AD.
An extensive look at the beautiful archaeological site and museum of Paestum in Southern Italy.
Located not far from Naples are the impressive remains of the villa that once belonged to Nero’s wife, Poppaea Sabina.