The Only Library Ever Recovered from Antiquity
By Wu Mingren, Contributing writer, Ancient Origins The Villa of the Papyri is the name given to a private houseRead more.
The Mystery of the Roman Tunnels of Baiae
By Ḏḥwty, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins There are certain places on Earth in which nature is imbued with the supernatural.Read more.
A Discovery That Shook the Archaeological World
By Ryan Stone, Contributing writer, Ancient Origins “A gentleman and a scholar.” There are few such men who fit thisRead more.
The Lovers’ Coin
by Brittany Marie Garcia The story of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is a love story of seduction, exotic locations, love-triangles,Read more.
Built to Last: The Secret that Enabled Roman Roads to Withstand the Passage of Time
By Wu Mingren, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins The Romans were renowned as great engineers and this is evident in theRead more.
Incredible Construction: Greek Acropolis Built by Ancient Engineers to Resist Earthquakes
By Liz Leafloor, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins Throughout its 2,500-year history, the ancient ruins of the Acropolis in Greece managedRead more.
Big News from the Ancient World
Ladies and gentlemen, divers off the coast of Antikythera Island, Greece have discovered….a lead cylinder! Alright, alright–all joking aside, theRead more.
The Ancient City of Palmyra
“When are you going to write about Palmyra?” a reader asks me the other day. “If you’re willing to addressRead more.
By Nicole Saldarriaga Gaius Caesar Augustus Germanicus—not many people are familiar with the name, but very, very many are familiarRead more.
The Quietest, Coolest, Most Pleasant Place in the World
By Anya Leonard “We passed along the coastline of Epirus To port Chaonia, where we put in, Below Buthrotum onRead more.