Roman Empire Archeology News Today 2013-05-25

Porta Nigra at Trier

Porta Nigra at Trier

We have found 12 Roman Empire Archeology News today!

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ETHNIC ENGINEERING : The strategy of Ethnic Engineering – the mass deportation of certain ethnic groups as part of a wider political or military plan – was common in the Ancient World, reaching its peak in the Roman Imperial period. The first major example in southeastern Europe is recorded at the end of the 4th c. -

Read this story here: http://periklisdeligiannis.wordpress.com/2013/05/24/ethnic-engineering/

 

Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition live to Sunderland cinema : HISTORY will rise from the ashes when the first live broadcast of Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum is screened at the Sunderland Empire. -

Read this story here: http://www.sunderlandecho.com/what-s-on/british-museum-beams-life-and-death-in-pompeii-and-herculaneum-exhibition-live-to-sunderland-cinema-1-5708208

 

Dreams and the Psyche Through an Ancient Lens : The study of the psyche is generally considered a relatively modern form of science. One thinks of 20th century archetype thinkers like Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, who founded psychoanalysis and the beginnings of modern psychology. -

Read this story here: http://www.electrummagazine.com/2013/05/dreams-and-the-psyche-through-an-ancient-lens/

 

Looting at Antinopolis : Another alert in the blogosphere to another site in danger from encroachment and looting in post-Revolution Egypt (Francesco Tiradritti. ‘The battle for Egypt’s ancient Roman site, Antinopolis’ Published online: 21 May 2013). – by Paul Barford -

Read this story here: http://paul-barford.blogspot.fr/2013/05/looting-at-antinopolis.html

 

Everyday Objects, Part Three: A Brief History of Showering : These days, we take our morning showers for granted… hot water, soap, and suds galore… but what did folks do in the days before modern plumbing? And who came up with the idea of pouring water on our heads instead of just sitting in it? – by The Scribe -

Read this story here: http://ancientstandard.com/2013/05/20/everyday-objects-part-three-a-brief-history-of-showering/

 

Sarah Bond: Gird Your Loins: The Archaeology of Castration in Antiquity : You probably guessed I like Game of Thrones. It is not just the parallels with the early medieval world that pull me in, it is the characters. One of particular interest is Varys, a eunuch and Master of Whisperers on the king’s council. – by SARAH E. BOND -

Read this story here: http://phdiva.blogspot.fr/2013/05/sarah-bond-gird-your-loins-archaeology.html

 

Up Pompeii: it’s hot stuff at the Museum : Paul Roberts, head of Roman Collections at the British Museum and curator of the current Pompeii exhibition, gave a talk at the Polish Hearth Club in Exhibition Road on Friday entitled Life and Love in Pompeii and Herculaneum. -

Read this story here: http://www.standard.co.uk/news/londoners-diary/up-pompeii-its-hot-stuff-at-the-museum-8623980.html

 

Exploring the Limes Germanicus… images from Rome’s Germanic Frontier (part one) : From one end of the empire to another! The Roman empire encircles the Mediterranean Sea, and beyond that, lay its frontiers. By the early 2nd century the empire was stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Black Sea, through the deserts of the Middle East to the Red Sea, and across North Africa. – by carolemadge -

Read this story here: http://followinghadrian.wordpress.com/2013/05/20/exploring-the-limes-germanicus-images-from-romes-germanic-frontier-part-one/

 

La villa Gallo-romaine du Quiou (Côtes d’Armor) : Repéré grâce à une photographie aérienne de 1989, le site du Quiou a été acquis par le conseil général des Côtes d’Armor au titre des espaces naturels sensibles, ce qui a permis d’en programmer la fouille. -

Read this story here: http://www.e-stoire.net/article-la-villa-gallo-romaine-du-quiou-cotes-d-armor-117840049.html

 

RES VITAE ET MORS: ROMΑNS, CIMBRI AND TEUTONES– PART IΙ : The  Late  Cimbri  and  Teutones  who  confronted  the  Romans,  consisted  largely  of  Celts,  probably  in  the  most  part  according  to  many  historians. -

Read this story here: http://periklisdeligiannis.wordpress.com/2013/05/19/res-vitae-et-mors-rom%ce%b1ns-cimbri-and-teutones-part-i%ce%b9/

 

RES VITAE ET MORS: ROME, THE CIMBRI AND THE TEUTONES– PART I : Map  of  Germany  according  to  the  Geography  of  Claudius  Ptolemy. – by Germanic -

Read this story here: http://periklisdeligiannis.wordpress.com/2013/05/19/res-vitae-et-mors-rome-the-cimbri-and-the-teutones-part-i/

 

Done roman? get the villa look : Property News : The Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra : But those fashionable ingredients are contained in a Roman villa of 2,000 years ago, the centrepiece of an exhibition focusing on a latter-day tragedy, the eruption of Vesuvius. -

Read this story here: http://www.glasgowsouthandeastwoodextra.co.uk/community/property-news/done-roman-get-the-villa-look-1-2931189

 

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