Neatorama Posts Tagged "roman empire"
Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Looked a Lot Like Screech

(Images: Livius, NBC)Webcomic artist Zach Weinersmith noticed the uncanny resemblance. Marcus Aurelius, the Emperor of Rome from 161-180 A.D., had a similar face and hairstyle of Screech Powers, a character on Saved by t...

http://m.neatorama.com/2014/08/11/Roman-Emperor-Marcus-Aurelius-Looked-a-Lot-Like-Screech/
Mapping and Travel Planning Program for the Roman Empire

Let's say that you've been transported back in tim...  ...to the Second Century A.D. You're in Eburacum, a Roman fort located in what is now Barnsley, South Yorks...  ...ire, UK. You want to get Tanais, which is a Greco- Roman colony at the mouth of the Don River in what is n...

http://m.neatorama.com/2014/07/14/Mapping-and-Travel-Planning-Program-for-the-Roman-Empire/
This Second Century A.D. Lighthouse Is Still in Use...

(Photo: Yellow.Cat)This is the Tower of Hercules n...  ...ician work preceded it, but we can be sure that a Roman structure lies at the core of this tower. The Romans built it sometime during the reign of Emperor Tra...  ...himself from an area that forms modern Spain. The Romans...

http://m.neatorama.com/2014/06/24/This-Second-Century-AD-Lighthouse-Is-Still-in-Use/
Archaeologists Discovered Remains of "End of World" Plague...

A bonfire where many of the victims of a...  ...rld" plague. Between 250 to 271 AD, the Roman empire was afflicted by the Plague of Cyprian - named af...  ...ies covered with a thick layer of lime (which the Romans used as disinfectant), kilsn where the lime was p...

http://m.neatorama.com/2014/06/20/Archaeologists-Discovered-Remains-of-End-of-World-Plague/
A Roman Bathhouse Still in Use after 2,000 Years

(Photos: Ghezal Tarek)During the First Century A.D...  ...A.D., Rome’s Flavian emperors built up the Roman presence in North Africa. They constructed the ci...  ...particularly attractive to settlers, who built a Roman -style bathhouse. Remarkably, it remains in busine...

http://m.neatorama.com/2013/10/14/Roman-Bathhouse-Still-in-Use-after-2000-Years/
A Third Century A.D. Chinese Description of the Roman Empire

At its height, the commercial reach of the Roman Empire extended deep into central Asia. There was even d...  ...dence of the connection between these two ancient empires . He translated a Chinese text called Weilue into...  ...ue into English. It includes a description of the Roman Empi...

http://m.neatorama.com/2013/09/04/A-Third-Century-AD-Chinese-Description-of-the-Roman-Empire/
Modern School Teaches You to Be a Roman Gladiator

Using the same methods and tools from two millenni...  ...battle in the arena:To become skilled gladiators, Roman slaves needed to be in tip-top physical shape, so...

http://m.neatorama.com/2013/06/29/Modern-School-Teaches-You-to-Be-a-Roman-Gladiator/
Caligula and Joffrey Look a Lot Alike...

Redditor Art4261 noticed that the insane and murde...  ...tor Art4261 noticed that the insane and murderous Roman emperor Caligula looks a lot like the insane and...  ...the wiser policy of Augustus). Excavations in the Roman forum in the summer of 2003 confirmed that he inc...

http://m.neatorama.com/2013/05/03/Caligula-and-Joffrey-Look-a-Lot-Alike/
When and Why Did We Stop Crucifying People?...

If crucifixion as a means of capital punishment ha...  ...ucifixion victims clung to life for days. Even in Roman times, it was considered an exceptionally cruel p...

http://m.neatorama.com/2013/03/29/When-and-Why-Did-We-Stop-Crucifying-People/
Brick from the Roman Empire Discovered in Washington State

Chemical analysis indicates that this brick--embel...  ...s brick--embelished with a cat's pawprints--is of Roman origin. How did it end up in the western United S...

http://m.neatorama.com/2013/02/22/Brick-from-Roman-Empire-Discovered-in-Washington-State/




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