by Michael A. Genovese
Have we a Caesar in our midst, imperial and imperious? Who will figuratively kill the beast that is doing such violence to the American system?
by Scott Benigno
"Wherever we’re headed history will always thrive.”
by Stephen Dando-Collins
Both men rid themselves of senior advisers who restrained them.
by Sarah E. Bond
It is disturbing to see how gravely inaccurate 19th-century depictions of the destruction of Rome are used to illustrate news stories today, particularly those that draw parallels between Rome and the United States.
SOURCE: Smithsonian Magazine
June 20, 2019
by Meilan Solly
The newly opened underground network features a brick oven once used to heat the baths’ caldarium, as well as a contemporary video art installation.
Grape seeds dating back to medieval and Roman periods share many similarities with the wine grapes we enjoy today.
by Donald Robertson
Did one of Rome’s wisest and most revered emperors benefit from an ancient precursor of cognitive psychotherapy?
SOURCE: National Geographic
Archaeologists thought Elusa, a popular Roman wine center, collapsed with Islam’s arrival. Its trash reveals a very different—and alarming—reason.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Cavan W. Concannon
Roman border security was historically effective, not because of massive barriers, but because they knew how to manage the flow of migration.
by Edward Watts
My students are trying to understand Rome’s mistakes and discover sources of its political resilience.
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