Jupiter, Pluto and Diana are the names of Roman gods. What are their Greek equivalents?
Roman society was, in fact, highly stratified throughout and people of all social levels went to great lengths to better their lot in life and climb the social ladder.
1,600-year-old system allowed farming in one of world’s driest climates
By Julia Kindt It is easy to see why Herodotus’ Histories may seem overwhelming. Too much is going on, right from the start.…
What do you do on a quiet Friday night? You go and see historian Dan Snow at the British Museum talk about the Scythians. This Friday Night Late, provided insight into the magnificent, long lost ancient culture that roamed the Steppes over 2,500 years ago. Snow asked Scythians curator, St John Simpson the questions everyone had on their minds: who exactly were these people? How did they live in this harsh, unforgiving environment? why did they disappear, and how were they rediscovered?
How well do you remember your Roman numerals?
Archaeologists have revealed the discovery of hundreds of Roman shoes and other objects at Hadrian’s Wall.
Hannibal Barca was Rome’s greatest adversary likely the greatest military general of his generation.
The 140-meter pyramid that still casts its shadow over the sands of Giza is surely the greatest legacy of Ancient Egypt. However, there are many everyday items, practices and customs that we now take for granted, which would not exist were it for the Ancient Egyptians.