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This is truly one of the most awesome and impressive artifacts from the late Roman Empire ever found–and it was found only recently. This magnificent chalcedony sphere clutched in a … Continue reading
Although it most likely didn’t belong to an emperor or some pivotal figure, in many ways this simple rag doll is every bit as amazing as the sword of Tiberius … Continue reading
This Roman sword, 22 inches long, made of iron and with a bronze scabbard, has carvings along the scabbard that depict the Roman general Tiberius–later Emperor–presenting a trophy of victory … Continue reading
On this date a little more than two decades ago, on November 16, 1992, Peter Whatling, a tenant farmer in Suffolk, England, lost a hammer somewhere in his fields. He … Continue reading
This imposing-looking fortress in the harbor of Naples, Italy is called the Castel dell’Ovo, has been a fortress, a monastery and a prison since Roman times. In addition to being … Continue reading
One wild ride begets another! After I posted that video of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake, I found a more contemporary but equally amazing view of another great city, … Continue reading