After the failure of the war in Dacia, Domitian sought to get even with the senators and equites in a truly unique way.
Tag: roman empire
Lucan’s Druid Grove
Lucan’s story on a grove in Gaul which has an eerie presence.
Historic Findings: Carthaginian Silver Floods Rome
Roman Theatre in Dougga – the former capital of Numidia, Tunisia sergxfq / 123RF Stock Photo By analyzing silver coins from the Roman Republic period scientists were able to determine how the defeat of Hannibal led to the influx of Iberian silver into the republic. The coins examined from the period showed that they were…
Roman Empire Maps
So I found these maps recently of the Roman Empire. The first has some interesting details about the Roman provinces in general while the second is far more detailed and carefully constructed. If you’d like to see the general spread of the Romans overtime look at the video below by EmperorTigerstar, a map creator on…
Asian bodies discovered in London
In a Roman cemetery south of London two skeletons that were unearthed and examined were determined to have been of Asian origin. The ancient Roman city of Londinium was an administrative center in England for the Romans but Asians weren’t exactly on the list of visitors. Researchers were mainly looking to see if migrants were…