Tag Archives: Archaeology
The ancient Roman port of Portus is one of Rome’s hidden archaeological gems. Plans are afoot to open the remarkable site to the public creating yet another historical attraction of global importance.
With Darren Aronofsky’s biblical epic ‘Noah’ for release today the Old Testament’s best-known tale of environmental catastrophy and animal conservation on a ‘biblical’ scale, is getting a new artistic imagining. It promises to be EPIC. But did Noah and his Ark ever really exist? Here are five facts
The ancient Roman city of Pompeii, near Naples in Campania, is an archaeologists’ dream. In the summer of 79 AD the nearby volcano of Vesuvius erupted destroying the city and providing a perfectly preserved time capsule of Roman life. But what has Pompeii taught us about the daily life of the Romans