Ancient Rome

Classics for the Common Class

Rebecca Marano | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Marano

We need to squash the redundant notion that it is a subject purely for the linguistically capable elite, and open the doors to the less privileged. This subject is not limited only to language study; the ancient world is full of areas of exploration, so let's not pretend academic scholarship must be limited to linguistics. It's time elitism was shunned from the Classics community and Classical Civilisation is accepted and promoted to all.

Researchers Dispel Myth About Ancient Rome With 3D Model

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK

Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have used architectural modeling software to create a 3D map of ancient Rome during the...

10 Ancient Ruins That Can't be Missed

Adam Bown | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Bown

Imagine bustling streets, silks and spices, man-eating lions and mad emperors. Ruins aren't dead - they're your keys to the intriguing past of your holiday spot, so don't pass them up. Here are 10 sites you can't fly home without seeing.

Parallels Between Washington and Ancient Rome are Increasingly Apparent

John Wight | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK Politics
John Wight

The parallels between Washington and ancient Rome are increasingly apparent As with its predecessor, Washington presides over a global empire that is economic, political, and cultural in scope, secured by a military capability that far exceeds its rivals or any potential alliance of its rivals.

A Swearing Lesson For John Terry

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 05.10.2012 | Home

John Terry may have been found not guilty of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand, but one thing that's been made abundantly clear throughout the course o...

In Praise of Historical Novelists

Harry Freedman | Posted 28.02.2012 | Home
Harry Freedman

The first time I wrote historical fiction I had no idea what I was taking on. Even now, with one historical novel under my belt, and with a second on the way, I am filled with admiration for anyone who can craft a good period narrative. Of all the literary genres, historical fiction must be the toughest.