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14 Mar 2018  Wed

Herakles, the most famous hero from the mythology of Greece and Rome, was a demi-god and supreme hero of their folklore. Romans came to worship him as a god through the Etruscan culture after Etruscans migrated to the Roman R...

19 Feb 2018  Mon

The founder of the Severan dynasty of Rome was Septimius Severus. It was the last dynasty before the crisis of the third century. Septimius Severus was also known as Emperor Severus. He ruled Rome, between 193 to 211 CE and h...

14 Feb 2018  Wed

After a long wait and after celebrating different days for a week, Valentine’s Day is finally here. The day of love and happiness is celebrated on 14th of February throughout the world by couples to express their affection ...

29 Jan 2018  Mon

Animals and birds are always depicted on the coins and their usage signifies a certain good omen and makes the coin interesting and beautiful to look at. Many of the ancient Greek and Roman coins have rabbits or hare depicted...

17 Jan 2018  Wed

The Arch of Emperor Septimius Severus was built to commemorate his victory over Parthians in 203 CE with his sons Caracalla and Geta.

This arch stands tall at the northwest end of the Roman forum made from white mar...

11 Jan 2018  Thu

A rare Saxon coin worth almost £4,000 was recently discovered by a Devon detectorist named Jason Baker. He wants the coin to be displayed in the British Museum. The coin was discovered when he was exploring a site in Salisbu...

09 Jan 2018  Tue

This gold coin is an early Indian imitation of the gold Aureus of Emperor Commodus, it was sold of INR 1,00,000 by Classical Numismatic Gallery in 2017.

Emperor Commodus ruled the Roman Empire as a joint ruler with h...

08 Jan 2018  Mon

The evidence of the bygone era can always be traced through the troves written by the historians or by archaeological excavations. Many of these past legends are destroyed, today their appearance and evidence are known only t...

04 Jan 2018  Thu

Emperor Claudius, the 1st Emperor of Rome born outside Italy, was an ambitious builder. Claudius constructed many roads, aqueducts, Arcs and canals across the land. His conquest of Britain marked him in the history as a conqu...

28 Dec 2017  Thu

The Arc of Augustus also known as the Parthian triumphal arch was erected by Augustus in 19 BCE to celebrate the return of Roman military standards capture by the Parthians at the battle of Carrhae in 53 BCE.

This ar...

21 Dec 2017  Thu

Various Roman and medieval gold and silver artifacts were discovered in Wrexham and Flintshire by different people between 2014 and 2016. The coroner for north east Wales has declared these items as a treasure. Officials of N...

20 Dec 2017  Wed

During the peak of Roman prosperity, Hadrian was the third of the five good emperors. However, his ascension was somewhat undecided since his predecessor Trajan had not chosen a successor until he was on his deathbed. Trajan...

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