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When an eruption buried entire cities
The Hindu

When an eruption buried entire cities

Our story today takes us nearly two millennia back, to the first century when the Roman Empire was in power. The ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were established in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius at the Bay of Naples. Both the cities were still ... The Hindu, 1 week ago

Street food invented by the Romans

Exhibition demonstrates how an empire of 50 million people was fed to prevent revolt Grabbing something hot and tasty on the move? You have the ancient Romans to thank. "Street food" was their invention, generally enjoyed with wine, gambling or ... weeks ago

GOP: Deregulate Wall Street, Or The Roman Empire Will Fall

WASHINGTON -- With Democrats already within the very walls of the U.S. Capitol and financial reform taking hold in the provinces, congressional Republicans issued a stark warning this week: Repeal Dodd-Frank, or the Roman Empire will fall. Former ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago
Asia Times Online

Best name for them: Inhuman Criminals

The Holy Roman Empire is neither holy nor Roman nor an empire — Voltaire If you were a politician attempting to make sense of the following: A rise in horrific attacks on unsuspecting people around the world Significant deterioration in ...
 Asia Times Online1 month ago
Times of India

Latest metro 'sport': Dogs in the ring

Dog fighting can be traced back to the Roman Empire. Large audiences would gather in Rome's Colosseum to watch gladiator dogs fight against other animals. But this bloody sport isn't history. It thrives not just in Afghanistan but also in a smaller way in ...
 Times of India2 months ago
War History Online

Romans in China: The Lost Legions of Carrhae

The Romans in the first century BCE were perhaps the most growing empires around. Though the civil wars of Caesar and Pompey, and Octavian and Marc Antony dominated the scene a lot more happened around them. In 53 BCE a Roman army under Marcus ...
 War History Online10 hours ago
Marketing Magazine Canada

Canadian War Museum brings the Roman Empire to Ottawa

Gladiators are not only alive and well, theyre walking the streets of Ottawa. In an effort to promote the Canadian War Museum 's temporary exhibit, Gladiators and the Colosseum: Death and Glory, men dressed as the warriors have been popping up ...
 Marketing Magazine Canada21 hours ago

Ancient Pompeii reconstructed in 3D

July 24, 2015 A multimedia exhibition at Warsaw's National Stadium transports visitors back to the ancient Roman Empire, showing what it was like to live in Pompeii just before the city was obliterated in a volcanic explosion almost 2,000 years ...
 Warsaw Voice1 month ago Why immigration matters today, as in ancient Rome  Sott.net1 day ago Ancient Palace Discovered Near Sparta, In Greece  ITechPost4 days ago Ancient ruins in Turkey: History at your feet  Daily Sabah1 week ago
Global Research

The Slow-Motion Financial Suicide of the Roman Empire: The NeoCon Bailout State Is as Old as Rome

More than 2,000 years before America's bailouts and entitlement programs, the ancient Romans experimented with similar schemes. The Roman government rescued failing institutions, canceled personal debts, and spent huge sums on welfare programs. The ...
 Global Research2 days ago Archaeologists unearth stately building in former Roman city of Porolissum  ACTMedia.eu1 month ago
ACQ Magazine

Tom Holland interview: Caligula, vampires and coping with death threats

The bestselling historian talks Islam, Twitter storms and the lurid world of the Roman empire Tom Holland is, excitably, showing me his latest acquisition, in his high-ceilinged study in south London. Ten shelves of books soar up above us, from ...
 ACQ Magazine4 days ago
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