Roman Findings: Caligula’s Stolen Mosaic EB2AB

Roman Lead Professor Maureen Carroll (University of Sheffield) and Dr. Tracy Prowse (McMaster University) have launched a study on the effects of lead on Romans who used it in piping, medicine and items around the house. It is called the Deadly Lead project and will present their findings on a topic which is assumed to…

Historic Findings: A Roman Neighborhood

sergxfq / 123RF Stock Photo Roman Theatre in Dougga – the former capital of Numidia. Tunisia Welcome to France! We’ll be starting our survey of information here. A preserved Roman neighborhood was discovered in Sainte Colombe, a small commune across from Vienne in southeastern France. The finds are already quite impressive. They include: Metalwork Shops…

The Government of Carthage

irrinn0215 / 123RF Stock Photo The remains of the fortified hill Byrsa in Ancient Carthage This will be the first article where I talk directly about Carthage but not specifically its history. Here I’ll be talking about its government. Now to be specific “Carthage” or “Carthaginian” can mean several things; the city, the total land,…