The main diseases treated in the Asclepeia were: chronic neuropsychological disorders, skin diseases and chronic lung diseases.
The gladiatorial games – often portrayed in modern media as brutish spectacles enjoyed by bloodthirsty crowds — were rather a rule-bound sport focused on the Roman ideal of bravery in the face of death.
It is not intended here to embark upon a detailed discussion of all the theories put forward concerning the nature of the Lupercalian rites, but rather to attempt to establish a connection between the rites and the appearance of a she-wolf in the Romulus and Remus legend.
World views and military policies in the Early Roman and Western Han empires By Zhongxiao Wang PhD Dissertation, University of Leiden, 2015 Introduction: Some…
The impact of Sulla on Italy and the Mediterranean world By Federico Santangelo PhD Dissertation, University College London, 2006 Abstract: This Ph.D. thesis…
This thesis deals with the weapons Of the Roman army in Britain from the beginning of the 2nd century AD until the end of Roman rule in the early 5th century.
This thesis argues that the emperor Hadrian used vast building projects as a means to display and project his distinctive religious policy in the service of his overarching attempt to cement his power and rule.
Scholars have long debated Luke’s view of the Roman empire – and for good reasons.
In 2013, a medieval reenactment group set out to see what it would be like to survive a Russian winter in the Middle…
There has been an increased interest in Romeʼs connections with the Far East over the course of the last 20 years. This has resulted in the publication of many articles and monographs about the Roman involvement in the Red Sea which was the key maritime region linking the Far East with the West.