Where's Tivoli? Does the cooler air of the Italian countryside lead itself to hard truths and self-reflection? Find out!
The new chapter of my serial is up. Read (for free), and please vote!
I need your votes and shares to help my new novella, "Barefoot in Rome," win the 2015 Summer Writing Project on JukePop Serials.
This video and its attendant post, which I did back in June 2013, is so simple but yet so awesome. Rome is a wonderful city [...]
Robert Horvat, frequent contributor to this site, takes us back to Roman times with an update on his previous article about Pompeii. This one focuses [...]
Ghost cities from the Roman Empire, buried by a catastrophic volcano, provide haunting clues about the Roman world.
My friend Robert Horvat has scored another amazing interview with a historian! This time it's Adrian Goldsworthy, who writes about the Roman world. Terrific interview, [...]
Nineteen hundred and fifty years ago today, on July 19, 64 C.E. (A.D.), a great fire broke out in the city of Rome. The conflagration seems [...]
I'm introducing you to a great new history blog called Mikeaztec, and for starters take a look at this very interesting article on the gender [...]
Should we stop using the term "Byzantine Empire" even though the people of that society did not use that term? I argue no.