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Articles in this category focus on visiting archaeological sites, museums, and more.

A long history

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A long history

The post-Roman use of the Colosseum

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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 splendours of Rhodes

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The splendours of Rhodes

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The island of Rhodes is rich in history, with a variety of museums, art galleries, and archaeological sites to visit.

Archaeological Park Matilo

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Archaeological Park Matilo

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Matilo or Matilone was a Roman castellum (fort) in what is now Leiden. Today, the site is an archaeological park.

The Pillars of Hercules

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The Pillars of Hercules

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The promontories that flank the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar were referred to as the Pillars of Hercules.

A visit to Pompeii

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A visit to Pompeii

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The ruins of Pompeii offer an unrivalled look at everyday life in a small Roman city of the first century AD.

Visiting Paestum

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Visiting Paestum

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An extensive look at the beautiful archaeological site and museum of Paestum in Southern Italy.