Roman Empire

Earliest Handwritten Documents In Britain Found On A London Building Site

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK

The earliest handwritten documents in Britain have been discovered among hundreds of Roman waxed writing tablets uncovered in an archaeological dig. ...

Niall Ferguson's Droll Parallel Between the Paris Terrorist Attack and the Fall of Rome

Dr Michael Arnheim | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Politics
Dr Michael Arnheim

"Poor, poor Paris. Killed by complacency," opines Niall Ferguson (Sunday Times, 15 November 2015). This is Ferguson's parting shot in a piece headed,...

Blood and Stone: Islamic State and the Fate of Palmyra

Kevin Childs | Posted 21.05.2016 | UK
Kevin Childs

In the absence of anything else, I might wish Zenobia would rise up from the sand and hold out a mailed fist to repel those faithless fighters of IS. It seems no one else will.

A Toast to Plonk and Roman Plonkers

Charli Morgan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Morgan

I determined to nerd up on vino and give old Bacchus a run for his money, ahead of our wedding, because nobody would be wrapping ties around heads or knee-sliding across the dancefloor without a few, potent grapes in their tums.

Remains Hint At 2,000 Year Old Child Slave Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK

A child who was possibly murdered at one of Britain's most important Roman sites 1,800 years ago came from the Mediterranean, an expert said on Tuesda...