Roman Empire

Sapa, the lead sweetener that destroyed ancient Rome

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 01:29 GMT

How far did people in ancient times go to enhance the flavor of their food and drinks?

Floors of 1,700-year-old Greek villa decorated with recycled glass

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 12:40 GMT

Although this 1,700-year-old villa was excavated and examined in 1856, it still holds unrevealed secrets.

Remains of a 2,100-year-old Gallo-Roman worship complex found in France

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 12:53 GMT

The Rennes Gallo-Roman religious center was built after the Roman conquest of the Gauls in France in the first century BC.

Cleopatra VII, the woman who led armies

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 12:22 GMT

Queen Cleopatra VII was the last Ptolemaic-era ruler in Egypt.

How did the Romans build the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater in the world?

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 01:29 GMT

The concrete structures made by the Romans were actually stronger than our modern structures, according to an article in Nature.

Memory of the day: Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz wins the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1988

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 12:27 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on October 13.

Ancient inscriptions on antique coins highlight concept of happiness among Romans

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 02:22 GMT

According to the American Ohio Journal, the Romans saw that happiness and luck are given by the gods who had temples in Rome.

Memory of the day: Constantinople opened as capital of Roman Empire in 330

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 02:10 GMT

On May 11, 330, Constantinople was opened as the Capital of the Roman Empire.

Memory of the day:- Soviet astronaut Yuri Gagarin makes 1st human flight into space in 1961

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 02:07 GMT

On April 12, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Egypt announces discovering burning ovens, mud brick wall dating back to late Roman Empire

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 09:25 GMT

The Egyptian mission responsible of the restoration of Kebbash road discovers a number of round ovens for burning mud bricks that bear burning marks, and a huge mud wall.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir presents distinguished Roman-era antiquities

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 03:08 GMT

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir presents this week a round bottle made of marble and four bronze coins dating back to the Roman era.