Roman Empire

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 22.05.2015 | 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...