Roman Empire Archeology News Today 2013-04-28

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Seated woman playing a kithara. From Room H of the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale

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Online Courses in Archaeology : University of Oxford Online Courses in Archaeology Cave paintings, castles and pyramids, Neanderthals, Romans and Vikings – archaeology is about the excitement of discovery, finding out about our ancestors, exploring landscape through time, piecing together puzzles of the past from material remains. – by David Beard MA -

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Ancient Peoples : Yellow jasper gem engraved with a radiate head of… : Yellow jasper gem engraved with a radiate head of Helios; below are a star and a scorpion. AD 100-300 Roman Imperial (Source: The British Museum) -

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Coins from Ancient Rome : (Source: revoltagainsttime) -

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Vindolanda Excavations Official blog : Week 4 A little bit of interruption from the rain/sleet/snow this week, but we’ve still made good progress in understanding the layout of the 4thcentury structures in the southeast quarter of the fort. – by Justin Blake -

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Archaeologists’s 10 year study uncovers 120 mile defence system built in AD 70s : It is the largest monument from the ancient era in northern Europe, but Hadrian’s Wall in fact has an older and more northern brother. Archaeologists have been carrying out research into a huge late fist century AD defence system, which stretches 120 miles across Scotland. – by James Rush -

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The empire’s feasting was legendary, but what did ordinary Romans eat? : Whatever your Classics teacher said to wake up slackers at the back of the class, the Roman diet in ancient times was not always a blow-out of tender larks’ tongues and roasted flamingo followed by a medicinal visit to the vomitorium. – by Alasdair Riley -

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Un vaste et riche domaine gallo-romain à Noyon (Oise) : L’ampleur du chantier a motivé la mise en place d’un système d’information passant par un enregistrement directement sur base de données au moyen de 4 tablettes durcies, un outil de cartographie de terrain, une systématisation de l’enregistrement du bâti par photographies redressées. -

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Extrait de la Satire II de Juvénal : la dépravation des mœurs au IIème siècle de l’empire romain : En lisant les Satires de Juvénal (auteur latin du IIème siècle ap. J. C.), il apparaît que la Rome impériale s’est transformée en une ville gigantesque, monstrueuse scène de théâtre remplie de bouffons qui s’ignorent et d’aigrefins ; en bref, c’est un véritable lupanar. -

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The Games – Ludi Florales : From April 28 – May 3, the ancient Romans celebrated the Roman festival known as the Floralia, in honor of the Roman goddess Flora. The ancient holiday was celebrated by the set of games and theatrical presentations known as the Ludi Florales. – by N.S. Gill -

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Secret Places: Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Museum : Use the above map to find the Church of the Flagellation (it is near Hadrian’s Arch on the Via Dolorosa). Some nearby sites are Lion’s Gate (Rampart’s walk), the Western Wall Tunnels and the Pools of Bethesda. – by Chris McKinny -

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Roman Empire in the Netherlands : During the first century BC, the Batavi, a branch of ethnic Chatti and auxiliary troops to the Roman legion, left their homes on the east bank of the Rhine River, and moved northward to the Netherlands, which was at the time, according to the historian Tacitus, an uninhabited damp lowland. – by K. Kris Hirst -

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Excavating Ancient Pella, Jordan : The fourth-century church historian Eusebius of Caesarea tells of the earliest Christians’ escape to Pella, Jordan, from Jerusalem just before the latter city was destroyed by the Romans in 70 A.D. – by Hershel Shanks -

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Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: April 27 : HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quintum Kalendas Maias. MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today’s legend shows Achilles at Skyros; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here. – by Laura Gibbs -

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The Roman hairstyle debate continues : According to the article On Pins and Needles: Stylist Turns Ancient Hairdo Debate on Its Head, Janet Stephens is a hairdo archaeologist. She has recreated Roman hairstyles, and in the article, she discusses her research – and her critics. -

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The Curse of Artemisia : He was her man, and he done her wrong! That’s more or less what a woman named Artemisia, daughter of Amasis, said to her erstwhile lover, and so she made a curse. -

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New Pompeii and Herculaneum Exhibition App Launched By British Museum : A new app for tablets and smartphones to support the critically acclaimed exhibition Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum has been launched by the British Museum. -

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‘Thessaloniki’s Pompeii’ saved from relocation – FRANCE 24 : AFP – Archaeologists in Greece’s northern metropolis Thessaloniki were already overjoyed in 2006 when a 2,300-year-old avenue was found during construction work on the city’s new underground rail network. – by REPORTAGES -

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This Day in Ancient History: ante diem vi kalendas maias : ante diem vi kalendas maias Posted in: TDIAH – by David Meadows -

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Chronique des activités archéologiques de l’Ecole française de Rome : Two interim reports of last summer campaigns have been published on-line about:The kiln out of Porta Ercolano in Pompeii (Via dei Sepolcri, NE, 29), by L. Cavassa, B. Lemaire, J.-M. Piffeteau. A new project on domestic paintings in Herculaneum, by A. Dardenay and H. Eristov. – by Nicolas Monteix -

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Serapeia 2013 (and other occasions) : is in my pocket as we speak and as I write this. He will be there until I go to sleep tonight. Offerings are made to Khonsu, the moon god on the night of the full moon in Pakhons, after whom the month is named. – by aediculaantinoi -

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Ancient Peoples : Beaker with a Theatrical Scene 50 : 100 AD … : Glassworkers employed numerous techniques to decorate their vessels – tooling whilst they were hot, engraving or carving when cold. Rarely preserved are examples of painted glass. -

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The Lost Legions Documentary Shows Monday (Bread and Circuses) : If you are in Canada, the third episode of Perfect Storms called The Lost Legions is on at 2100 ET/PT on Monday on the History Channel in Canada. AD 9. Three Roman Legions are ambushed and wiped out in a remote German forest during a massive thunderstorm. -

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ANTINOUS THE GAY GOD : BIRTH OF MARCUS AURELIUS ON April 26th the Religion of Antinous joyously celebrates the birth of one of the wisest rulers in history, a man hand-picked by the Divine Hadrian personally to become Emperor of Rome. – by Hernestus -

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Felix dies natalis Marcus Aurelius! : Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus was born Marcus Annius Verus on April 26, 121 A.D. of a distinguished family of Spanish origin. He was the last of the five “good” emperors of Rome and a major Stoic philosopher. The Column of Marcus Aurelius in Piazza Colonna, Rome. – by carolemadge -

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Birth of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius : On this day in A.D. 121, the future Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was born. Marcus Aurelius was the last of the “five good emperors” and was the father of the infamous emperor Commodus. Marcus Aurelius was a Stoic Philosopher who wrote his Meditations. – by N.S. Gill -

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First Punic War Battle Rams Uncovered Off the Coast of Sicily : In the third and second centuries B.C.E., Rome and Carthage struggled for control of the western Mediterranean in series of conflicts that lasted over 100 years. The First Punic War ended in 241 after Rome defeated the Carthaginian navy near the Aegadian (Egadi) Islands off the coast of Sicily. – by Noah Wiener -

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Database: Sculptures de la Gaule Romaine : Dans un premier temps, les données collectées dans les musées du sud de la France ont été gérées par la base NarboSculpture. – by Charles Jones -

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Roman industrial area uncovered in Egypt’s Suez Canal : An Egyptian excavation mission from the Ministry of State for Antiquities (MSA) uncovered on Thursday a complete industrial area that can be dated to the Graeco-Roman era. -

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Greek-Roman museum to reopen in Alexandria : “The Greek-Roman Museum of Alexandria will reopen thanks to an $8-million cultural cooperation project between Italy and Egypt, officials made known on Tuesday. Founded in 1892 by Italian archeologist Giuseppe Botti, the museum had Italian directors until 1952, and was shut down in 2005. -

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Un vaste et riche domaine gallo-romain à Noyon (Oise) : L’ampleur du chantier a motivé la mise en place d’un système d’information passant par un enregistrement directement sur base de données au moyen de 4 tablettes durcies, un outil de cartographie de terrain, une systématisation de l’enregistrement du bâti par photographies redressées. -

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This Day in History : In 1940, Wilhelm Dörpfeld died. This was also the day of the Robigalia, in ancient Rome, the annual festival to stave off the adverse effects of the red rust god. – by N.S. Gill -

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Well, Well, (Roman) Well! : Enfield Archaeological Society (EAS) have been assisting Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) again, this time in their monitoring at the Bush Hill Park Roman settlement. Contractors for Enfield Council have opened service trenches to the rear of several Council owned properties. – by john -

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Children’s website tells stories of Roman Britain’s Africans : AN INTERACTIVE website for children highlighting the diversity of Roman Britain will be launched tomorrow in a bid to challenge lessons on the current history curriculum. – by Mary Isokariari -

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Roman industrial area uncovered in Egypt’s Suez Canal : A fully furnished Graeco-Roman industrial area discovered on Thursday in Tell Abu-Seifi area, east of Egypt’s Suez Canal, Ahram Online reports. – by archaeology -

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PALMYRA — ANCIENT CITY OF SYRIA — BEING DAMAGED IN FIGHTING : The millennium-old oasis city of Palmyra is being damaged in clashes between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces and rebels fighting for his overthrow in the midst of the precious archaeological site, a resident said on Wednesday. – by Nancy B. -

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A quote from Homer for a “Römer” city! : I have been crossing the Eiserner Steg (Iron Bridge) over the river Main every day since I moved from London to Frankfurt last August. – by carolemadge -

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Ancient Peoples : Pair of Busts of Silenus First Century BC or AD … : View high resolution -

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Mapping the Jewish Communities of the Byzantine Empire : All information (published and unpublished) about the Jewish communities will be gathered and collated. The data will be incorporated in a GIS which will be made freely available to the general public on the world-wide-web. – by Charles Jones -

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The Eburones : In 57 BCE, Julius Caesar conquered the valley of the Upper- and Middle- Meuse, which, he said, was inhabited by Belgian tribes. Among the members of the Belgic confederation were the Eburones. – by Ambiorix -

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Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: April 25 : HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem septimum Kalendas Maias. MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today’s legend shows Achilles Receiving Weapons from Thetis; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here. – by Laura Gibbs -

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Domitian : Domitian was Roman Emperor from 81-96 CE and his reign, although one of relative peace and stability, became engulfed in both fear and paranoia. – by Donald L. Wasson -

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Vesuvian wines and more : If you happen to be in England and fancy a short trip to Cambridge or Reading, you might be interested in coming to one of these talks: “A new view of old wines: Vesuvian vineyards before and after the Pompeian eruption” Friday 26th of April (tomorrow!) at 1. -

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Classical Words of the Day : wickerwork bundle of brush, fascine framework, network, lattice bush-harrow— Charlton T. Lewis (@LewisandShort) April 23, 2013 ὄνυξ, ῡχος, ὁ, Hom. only in Ep. dat. pl. – by David Meadows -

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This Day in Ancient History: ante diem viii kalendas maias : ante diem viii kalendas maias Vinalia (day 2?) 1184 B.C. — “conquest and destruction of Troy” (according to one reckoning) 339 B.C. — Timoleon defeats the Carthaginians at the Crimesus (according to one reckoning) 27 B.C. – by David Meadows -

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Horatius Coclès : Bon Pied Seulement. * : * Titre emprunté au “Dictionnaire Amoureux De La Rome Antique” de Xavier Darcos. Chose promise, chose due : après l’ami Scaevola la fois précédente, faisons aujourd’hui la connaissance de Publius Horatius Coclès. – by FL -

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Sewer repairs uncover possible Roman wall in Bath city centre : Engineers have uncovered part of what could be a Roman wall while carrying out emergency sewer repairs in Bath city centre. Wessex Water was carrying out work to repair a sewer in Burton Street last week when a large Bath stone block was discovered, nearly three feet below the pavement. -

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Ancient Peoples : Bottle : Amphoriskos First Century AD Roman   … : View high resolution -

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Ancient Peoples : Portrait Bust of a Woman AD 14 : 50 Roman,… : This exquisite portrait bust depicts an elegant Roman matron of timeless beauty. The subject looks to the left, which affords a tantalizing glimpse of her complex coiffure. Her diadem, or crown, would have been fashioned in place by a thick fabric cord. -

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23 April – The Feast of St George, the Roman Protector of the English Realm : Hans von Aachen. St George slaying the Dragon. St George for Merrie England! Today is the Feast of St George, Protector of the English Realm. He is not the Patron Saint of England – that is St Edmund, King and Martyr. St George was born to a Christian family during the late third century. – by Tribunus -

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Ancient Peoples : Roman Chariot Teams and Their Sport Introduction… : In Ancient Rome, entertainment had a dual effect: it allowed the ruling class to distract the mass of unemployed lower class citizens who had nothing else to do except cause trouble, or so they thought, and it genuinely entertained the Romans and gave them something to cheer for. -

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Les routes de la Gaule-romaine 8/9 : [133] Voyez les Actes (note suivante), en particulier 28, 12 et s. : remarquez qu’il s’agit d’un transport à demi public, de 276 personnes, avec cargaison de blé et prisonniers d’Etat sous la garde d’un centurion (27, 1 ; 28, 16). Il faut 30 jours d’Alexandrie à Narbonne. -

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ANTINOUS THE GAY GOD : A MILLION BRITISH MEN ARE DESCENDANTS OF THE ROMANS A million British men may be directly descended from the Roman legions which came, saw and conquered England and Wales almost two thousand years ago, a DNA study suggests. – by Hernestus -

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Berat Castle, Albania : Berat Castle is a fortress overlooking the town of Berat, Albania. It dates mainly from the 13th century and contains many Byzantine churches in the area and Ottoman mosques. It is built on a rocky hill on the left bank of the river Osum and is accessible only from the south. – by Gary -

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Ancient Peoples : Fayum-portrait of a man The Fayum is an oasis in… : Fayum-portrait of a man The Fayum is an oasis in Egypt where people have always lived because of its fertile area. In the burial area over 750 of these Fayum-portraits were found on the mummies. These… -

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Un site gaulois et une villa gallo-romaine mis au jour à Isigny-sur-Mer : Communiqué de presse 11 avril 2013 Contact Sandrine Lalain chargée du développement culturel et de la communication Inrap, direction interrégionale Grand Ouest 02 23 36 00 64 – sandrine.lalain@inrap. -

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Pompeii Threatened By Corruption & Italian Bureaucracy : “Destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, Pompeii survived excavation starting in the 18th century and has stoically borne the wear and tear of millions of modern-day tourists.” Source: NY Times. -

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Iron Age graveyard throws lights on enigmatic Gauls · TheJournal.ie : ON A MUDDY field located between a motorway and a meander of the Seine southeast of Paris, French archaeologists have uncovered an Iron Age graveyard that they believe will shed light on the great yet enigmatic civilisation of Gaul. – by Stephen Cluskey -

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Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: April 23 : Here is a round-up of today’s proverbs and fables – and for previous posts, check out the Bestiaria Latina Blog archives. – by Laura Gibbs -

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The birth of Rome celebrated across the city – in pictures : Men belonging to historical groups march, dressed as ancient Romans, in front of the Colosseum to mark the anniversary of the legendary foundation of the eternal city in 753 B.C View the photos… – by David Beard MA -

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Classical Words of the Day : ātrāmentum, i, n. —any black liquid —Writing-ink, ink —A black pigment or color— Charlton T. Lewis (@LewisandShort) April 22, 2013 – by David Meadows -

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This Day in Ancient History: ante diem ix kalendas maias : About these ads Posted in: TDIAH – by David Meadows -

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Il n’a jamais fait aussi chaud en Europe depuis les Gaulois : Comment la température a-t-elle évolué sur Terre au cours des 2.000 dernières années? Pour répondre à cette question, le réseau PAGES (Past Global Change) 2K rassemble plus de 80 scientifiques de 24 pays répartis en 9 groupes sur tous les continents. -

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Prehistoric Metalwork Discovered at Iron Age Site, Along With Gaming Pieces : — Archaeologists from the University of Leicester have uncovered one of the biggest groups of Iron Age metal artefacts to be found in the region- in addition to finding dice and gaming pieces. -

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