Roman Empire Archeology News Today 2013-05-09

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English: Vindolanda Roman Fort. Taken at MR: NY76936632 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Images of the Gods in Roman Ritual : “The Gods are not to be represented in the form of man or beast, nor are there to be any painted or graven image of a deity admitted. – by piscinus -

 

Read this story here: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/religioromana/2013/05/images-of-the-gods-in-roman-ritual/

 

 

 

Vindolanda 2013 – Day Eight : Not that much to report today. We finished the floor level of the last few days and backed up to take off another section of grass. This process is called “de-turfing” and I rather enjoy it. – by Tacitus -

 

Read this story here: http://detritusofempire.blogspot.fr/2013/05/vindolanda-2013-day-eight.html

 

 

 

Ancient Romans? Folks just like us : By Jane Masséglia. British Museum curator Paul Roberts and his team have constructed a lively and accessible exhibition which leads the visitor through a model Roman house, before its sudden destruction by Vesuvius’s eruption of AD79. -

 

Read this story here: http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Ancient+Romans%3F+Folks+just+like+us/29514

 

 

 

Archaeological Discoveries Reveal Jerusalem’s Layers : Tens of thousands will visit the Old City on May 8 for Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem during the 1967 Six Day War. -

 

Read this story here: http://www.algemeiner.com/2013/05/08/while-jerusalem-day-is-celebrated-above-ground-archaeological-discoveries-reveal-city%E2%80%99s-layers/

 

 

 

Necropolis bioarchaeology at Roman Sanisera : The Cape of Cavalleria on the northern coast of Menorca provides a natural shelter for the port of Sanitja from the northern and northeastern winds. – by Past Horizons -

 

Read this story here: http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/05/2013/necropolis-bioarchaeology-at-roman-sanisera

 

 

 

Jerusalem Quarry Discovered : Israeli archaeologists have discovered a quarry from the Herodian period north of the Old City of Jerusalem. The quarry was revealed in the course of construction of Highway 21. The IAA press release describes the results of the excavation. – by Todd Bolen -

 

Read this story here: http://blog.bibleplaces.com/2013/05/jerusalem-quarry-discovered.html

 

 

 

Caligula : L’Empereur-Fou. (Ou Pas.) : Dans sa “Vie Des Douze Césars”, l’historiographe Suétone n’épargne aucun des premiers Empereurs de Rome, et se déchaîne surtout sur les Julio-Claudiens. Ses biographies subjectives voire mensongères sont ponctuées d’analyses psychologiques aussi subtiles qu’un coup de pied au c… – by biographie -

 

Read this story here: http://latogeetleglaive.blogspot.fr/2013/05/caligula-lempereur-fou-ou-pas.html

 

 

 

Four Roman skeletons unearthed by workers on £40m Covenham to Boston water pipeline : Anglian Water is connecting Boston to Covenham Reservoir in a £40million project to supply the area’s growing population. Specialists were assessing sites ahead of laying the 63km pipeline when they came across bones of an adult and child, loosley buried in farmland in Stickford. -

 

Read this story here: http://www.louthleader.co.uk/news/local/four-roman-skeletons-unearthed-by-workers-on-40m-covenham-to-boston-water-pipeline-1-5063623

 

 

 

Ancient Anthedon in danger : UNESCO and Gaza Strip activists have expressed major concerns over construction work planned to take place over the remains of the ancient port-city of Anthedon, along the coast of Gaza, Palestine. – by archaeology -

 

Read this story here: http://www.archaiologia.gr/en/blog/2013/05/08/ancient-anthedon-in-danger-2/

 

 

 

Plans for the Gladiator Tomb! (maybe) : If you’ve been hanging around rogueclassicism and/or my twitterfeed, you will be aware of the campaign to save the so-called ‘Gladiator Tomb’ from being reburied. The campaign was spearheaded by the fine folks at the American Institute of Roman Culture, which started a petition. – by David Meadows -

 

Read this story here: http://rogueclassicism.com/2013/05/08/plans-for-the-gladiator-tomb-maybe/

 

 

 

ANSA English : (ANSA) – Milan, May 7 – A small church on the outskirts of Milan containing archaeological finds from early Christendom has been declared a heritage site. -

 

Read this story here: http://www.ansa.it/web/notizie/rubriche/english/2013/05/07/Ancient-Milan-church-yields-tombs-coins-4th-century_8666302.html

 

 

 

Bite Me: Rude Food and the Anglo-Saxon Riddle Tradition : I heard that something or other was growing in a confined space swelling and surging, pushing up its covering; on that boneless thing a bride took up a grip, proud, in her hands, a lord’s daughter, clothed with a covering that bulging thing. ~ Exeter Riddle #43. The answer is bread dough. – by Elton O. S. -

 

Read this story here: http://asnoc.wordpress.com/2013/05/07/bite-me-rude-food-and-the-anglo-saxon-riddle-tradition/

 

 

 

Caligula : la vie d’un empereur psychopathe ? : Caligula : la vie d’un empereur psychopathe ? – Vu 516 fois. Caligula était un empereur romain qui est resté célèbre du fait de ses agissements sadiques dans l’exercice du pouvoir. -

 

Read this story here: http://www.mystere-tv.com/caligula-la-vie-d-un-empereur-psychopathe-v4003.html

 

 

 

Aïe Aïe… voila les ibères ! : Quand on parle de reconstitution antique en France, on pense immédiatement aux grecs, romains, gaulois et germains. -

 

Read this story here: http://www.armae.com/blog/aie-aie-voila-les-iberes.html

 

 

 

TV review: The Flying Archaeologist : There was a wall, which was once a bath house, and I distinctly remember another, smaller bit of a wall, and I think that was pretty much it. Well, bits of walls at any rate – not much to show for what was once the fourth most important Roman city in Britain and home to 5,000 people. -

 

Read this story here: http://www.expressandstar.com/entertainment/2013/05/07/tv-review-the-flying-archaeologist/

 

 

 

Une Odyssée gauloise : “Heureux qui comme Ulysse a fait un long voyage…” (Du Bellay). -

 

Read this story here: http://www.actu-histoireantique.com/article-exposition-une-odyssee-gauloise-premiers-echanges-entre-la-grece-et-la-gaule-musee-de-lattara-34-du-117611095.html

 

 

 

La villa Gallo-romaine de Loupian : La villa gallo-romaine de Loupian est un site archéologique se trouvant dans la commune de Loupian dans le département de l’Hérault, entre Montpellier et Béziers, au cœur de la Gallia Narbonensis. -

 

Read this story here: http://www.e-stoire.net/article-la-villa-gallo-romaine-de-loupian-117527221.html

 

 

 

Caesar in Germania : Our good friend Jona Lendering has posted breaking news (in Dutch) over on his blog, which I translate c.q. paraphrase below. Siggi Karcher, over at the Roman Army Talk forum, was the first to break this news, but Jona has written a coherent treatment on the subject.  – by Josho Brouwers -

 

Read this story here: http://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/cms/karwansaray/home/staff/readmore-general/8-ancient-warfare/ancient-warfare-blog/194-caesar-in-germania.html

 

 

 

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