ANCIENT ROMAN HISTORY IN THE NEWS


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  Angela Giuffrida, "Giant Statue Of Roman Emperor Reunited With Long-Lost Finger," Guardian, April 29, 2021.

  Esther Addley, "Was Nero Cruel?: British Museum Offers Hidden Depths To Roman Emperor," Guardian, April 22, 2021.

  Brenda Haas, "Ruins, Gods And Cats: Rome's 'Area Sacra' To Be Renovated," DW, April 16, 2021.

  "Pompeii: Archaeologists Unveil Ceremonial Chariot Discovery," BBC News, February 27, 2021.

  Franz Lidz, "Caligula's Garden Of Delights, Unearthed And Restored," New York Times, January 12, 2021.

  Ted Scheinman, "The Hunt For Julius Caesar's Assassins Marked The Last Days Of The Roman Republic," Smithsonian, November 2, 2020.

  Guy Middleton, "Did A Volcanic Eruption In Alaska Help End The Roman Republic?," Conversation, June 22, 2020.

  Alison Flood, "'Dress Rehearsal For Catastrophe': How Stoics Are Speaking To Locked-Down Readers," Guardian, April 16, 2020.

  "Romulus Mystery: Experts Divided On 'Tomb Of Rome's Founding Father," BBC News, February 21, 2020.

  Jennifer Ingleheart, "Romosexuality -- Embracing Queer Sex And Love In Ancient Times," Conversation, February 12, 2020.

  Carly Silver, "What Ancient Rome May Teach On Post-Brexit Tourism," BBC News, January 30, 2020.

  Jennifer Pinkowski, "Brains Turned To Glass?  Suffocated In Boathouses?  Vesuvius Victims Get New Look," New York Times, January 23, 2020.

  "Italy Seeks Engineer To Build New Colosseum Floor," BBC News, December 23, 2020.

  "Israelis Find Rare Roman Fish Sauce Factoryt," BBC News, December 17, 2019.

  Timothy Joseph, "What The Roman Senate's Grovelling Before Emperors Explains About GOP Senators' Support For Trump," Conversation, December 10, 2019.

  "Lovers Of Modena Skeletons Holding Hands Were Both Men," BBC News, September 12, 2019.

  Nina Martyris, "The Lavish Roman Banquet: A Calculated Display Of Debauchery And Power," Salt, NPR, May 20, 2019.

  Caillan Davenport, "Guide To The Classics: Tacitus' 'Annals' And Its Enduring Portrait Of Monarchical Power," Conversation, March 11, 2019.

  Tom Holland, "The Romans Took Their Graffiti Seriously -- Especially The Phalluses," Guardian, February 28, 2019.

  Cavan W. Concannon, "Immigration: How Ancient Rome Dealt With The Barbarians At The Gate," Conversation, February 13, 2019.

  Robert Cowan, "Guide To The Classics: Juvenal, The True Satirist Of Rome," Conversation, January 7, 2019.

  Jason Daley, "Lessons In The Decline Of Democracy From The Ruined Roman Republic," Smithsonian, November 6, 2018.

  Caillan Davenport and Meaghan McEvoy, "Rome: City And Empire Contains Wonderful Objects But Elides The Bloody Cost Of Imperialism," Conversation, October 2, 2018.

  Charlotte Higgins, "What's Behind Mark Zuckerberg's Man-Crush On Emperor Augustus?," Guardian, September 12, 2018.

  Elisabetta Povoledo, "Rome's Subway Project Keeps Digging Up Archaeological Marvels," New York Times, March 7, 2018.

  Shushma Malik and Caillan Davenport, "Mythbusting Ancient Rome: Cruel And Unusual Punishment," Conversation, January 16, 2018.

  Adrienne Bernhard, "Ancient Rome's Sinful City At The Bottom Of The Sea," BBC Travel, January 5, 2018.

  Caillan Davenport, "Guide To The Classics: Suetonius's 'The Twelve Caesars' Explores Vice And Virtue In Ancient Rome," Conversation, November 22, 2017.

  Lorraine Boissoneault, "Before The Fall Of The Roman Republic, Income Inequality And Xenophobia Threatened Its Foundations," Smithsonian, November 16, 2017.

  Caillan Davenport and Shushma Malik, "Mythbusting Ancient Rome -- Did All Roads Actually Lead There?," Conversation, August 16, 2017.

Maev Kennedy, "Analysis Of Roman Coins Tells Of Hannibal's Defeat And Rome's Rise," Guardian, August 14, 2017.

  Alastair Blanshard, "Roman Gladiators Were War Prisoners And Criminals, Not Sporting Heroes," Conversation, June 26, 2017.

  Sylvia Poggioli, "Atop Ancient Ruins, A Rock Opera About Emperor Nero Leaves Some Romans Unimpressed," Morning Edition, NPR, June 16, 2017.

  "Rome To Restore The Mausoleum Of Augustus," DW, May 23, 2017.

  Shushma Malik and Caillan Davenport, "Mythbusting Ancient Rome -- Caligula's Horse," Conversation, May 3, 2017.

  Lorraine Boissoneault, "When Actors Mixed Politics And Comedy In Ancient Rome," Smithsonian, April 24, 2017.

  Sarah Bond, "Female Gladiators Were A Part Of The Lure Of The Roman Arena Too," Forbes, April 12, 2017.

  Caillan Davenport and Shushma Malik, "Mythbusting Ancient Rome -- The Truth About The Vomitorium," Conversation, January 19, 2017.

  Shushma Malik and Caillan Davenport, "Mythbusting Ancient Rome -- Throwing Christians To The Lions," Conversation, November 21, 2016.

  Caillan Davenport and Shushma Malik, "Mythbusting Ancient Rome -- The Emperor Nero," Conversation, September 27, 2016.

  Craig Barker, "Ben-Hur Can Be Fun On Film But The Real Roman Spectacle Would Have Thrilled Anyone," Conversation, August 22, 2016.

  Jamieson Webster, "Donald Trump: The Modern-Day Nero Ready To Burn Down America?," Guardian, June 10, 2016.

  "Dung Clue To Hannibal's Alpine Crossing," BBC News, April 5, 2016.

  Philip Ball, "The Truth About Hannibal's Route Across The Alps," Observer, April 3, 2016.

  Adrian Mourby, "Story Of Cities #2: Rome Wasn't Planned In A Day . . .  In Fact It Wasn't Planned At All," Guardian, March 15, 2016.

  Edward Brooke-Hitching, "Gladiators Of The Sea," Slate, January 28, 2016.

  "Julius Caesar Battlefield Unearthed In Southern Netherlands," Guardian, December 11, 2015.

  "What You Don't Know About Ancient Rome Could Fill A Book; Mary Beard Wrote That Book," Smithsonian, November 9, 2015.

  Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, "Talking Heads: What Toilets And Sewers Tell Us About Ancient Roman Sanitation," Conversation, November 19, 2015.

  Nick Cohen, "'Dynasty: The Rise And Fall Of The House Of Caesar' Review -- Deft And Skilful," Observer, September 6, 2015.

  Phil Edwards, "6 Myths About The Ides Of March And Killing Of Caesar," Vox, March 15, 2015.

Maria Godoy, "Gladiator Gatorade?: Ancient Athletes Had A Recovery Drink, Too," The Salt, NPR, October 27, 2014.

  Timothy Lee, "Caesar Augustus Died 2000 Years Ago: Here's Why He Was One Of History's Greatest Leaders," Vox, August 19, 2014.

Lizzy Davies, "Mausoleum Of Augustus Stands Derelict On Anniversary Of Emperor's Death," Guardian, August 19, 2014.

"Roman Dig Site Hailed As 'Pompeii Of The North,'" BBC News, July 21, 2014.

  Gaia Pianigiani and Jim Yardley, "Corporate Medicis To The Rescue," New York Times, July 15, 2014.

  Mike Boehm, "2010 Ruling In 'Getty Bronze' Case Under Review By Italian Court," Los Angeles Times, June 17, 2014.

Mike Boehm, "The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' Is Subject Of A Custody Fight," Los Angeles Times, May 7, 2014.

Brad Plumer, "Lead Water Pipes Didn't Destroy The Roman Empire, After All," Vox, April 23, 2014.

  Ian Sample, "Ancient Rome's Tap Water Heavily Contaminated With Lead, Researchers Say," Guardian, April 21, 2014.

"Scenes Of Pompeii," Washington Post, April 17, 2014.

  Alvise Armellini, "Priceless Fresco From Ruins Of Pompeii Reported Stolen," Toronto Star, March 18, 2014.

  Ian Buckwalter, "'Pompeii': In Ancient Rome, A Hot 3-D Mess," NPR, February 20, 2014.

  David Willey, "Vatican To Open Poignant Ancient Roman Cemetery," BBC News, December 24, 2013.

  Maev Kennedy, "Whips, Cloaks And Parchment: The Festive Presents Of Ancient Rome," Guardian, December 23, 2013.

  Ella Morton, "Gladiator School: Where You Can Fight Like An Ancient Roman," Slate, December 20, 2013.

  Robin Banerji, "Unlocking The Scrolls Of Herculaneum," BBC Newsmagazine, December 19, 2013.

  Roderick Conway Morris, "Exhibition Review: A Look At Emperor Augustus And The Roman Classical Style," New York Times, December 16, 2013.

  "Rome Ancient Frescoes Reignite Debate Over Women Priests," BBC News, November 20, 2013.

"Catacombs Of Priscilla," Washington Post, November 19, 2013.

  Whitney Hopler, "Attending Gladiator School In Rome," Washington Post, November 7, 2013.

  Elisabetta Povoledo, "Aqueducts' Defenders Volunteer To Fill Breach In Upkeep Of Park," New York Times, October 28, 2013.

  Colin Schultz, "How Third-Century China Saw Rome, A Land Ruled By 'Minor Kings,'" Smithsonian Smartnews, September 3, 2013.

  Mary Beard, "Viewpoint: Does Caligula Deserve His Bad Reputation?," BBC Newsmagazine, July 29, 2013.

Alan Johnston, "Trotting In Rome: Farewell To A Sporting Way Of Life," BBC Newsmagazine, April 2, 2013.

Guy Gugliotta, "A Bog Yields Evidence Of Massacre During The Time Of Christ," Washington Post, April 1, 2013.

  Roderick Conway Morris, "Art, Propaganda And Death In Ancient Rome," New York Times, January 11, 2013.

Rick Steves, "Time Travel On Rome's Ancient Appian Way," SF Gate, July 12, 2012.

  Mary Beard, "'The Pushy Parent' Syndrome In Ancient Rome," BBC Newsmagazine, April 16, 2012.

Robert Knapp, "The 99 Percent In Ancient Rome -- And America," Washington Post, January 3, 2012.

  "Italian Police Arrest 'Gladiators' By Colosseum," BBC News, August 12, 2011.

  John Hooper, "Roman 'Gladiators' Arrested After Clash Of Swords Outside Colosseum," Guardian, August 11, 2011.

  "The Roman Ninth Legion's Mysterious Loss," BBC News, March 16, 2011.

  Ian Samson, "Great Dynasties Of The World: The Roman Emperors," Guardian, March 12, 2011.

Tom Kington, "Caligula's Tomb Found After Police Arrest Man Trying To Smuggle Statue," Gladiator, January 17, 2011.

  Mark Kinver, "Roman Rise And Fall 'Recorded In Trees,'" BBC News, January 14, 2011.

  Justin Gillis, "Roman Decadence And Rising Seas," New York Times, November 15, 2010.

  Elisabeth Povoledo, "Ancient Roman Shrine, Restored, Reopened To Public," New York Times, November 11, 2010.

  Tom Holland, "Rome: Emperors And Poets," Guardian, November 8, 2010.

  Amanda Ruggeri, "In The Footsteps Of Rome's Gladiators," Guardian, October 21, 2010.

Matt Feeney, "Authenticus Maximus," Slate, October 12, 2010.

  Amanda Ruggeri, "After Dark Tours At Rome's Ancient Baths," Guardian, September 21, 2010.

  Toby Moses and Luke Gosset, "Diocles The Roman Charioteer Runs Rings Round Usain Bolt's 21 Million Pounds Deal," Observer, August 29, 2010.

  David Willey, "24 August 410: The Date It All Went Wrong For Rome?," BBC News, August 24, 2010.

  Roderick Conway Morris, "The Face Of Captive Greece In Rome," New York Times, August 13, 2010.

  Sam Jordison, "A Story Of Hannibal Offers A Lesson To The Modern World," Guardian, July 6, 2010.

  Phelim O'Neill, "Have You Been Watching . . . Spartacus -- Blood And Sand?," Guardian, June 29, 2010.

  Daniel Metcalfe, "Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise And Fall Of An Ancient Civilization," Guardian, April 24, 2010.

"Ceiling Collapse At Nero's Golden Palace In Rome," BBC News, March 30, 2010.

  Roderick Conway Morris, "Reassessing Artworks Of Ancient Rome," New York Times, November 6, 2009.

  Maev Kennedy, "The Secrets Of Ancient Rome," Guardian, October 2, 2009.

  Tom Kington, "New Finds By UK Team At Port That Kept Rome Fed," Guardian, October 1, 2009.

Greg Watson, "Roman 'Disaster' That Shaped Europe," BBC News, September 29, 2009.

  "'Roman Emperor's Villa' Unearthed," BBC News, August 7, 2009.

  "Ancient Roman Shipwrecks Found," BBC News, July 24, 2009.

Elisabeth Povoledo, "Rare Peek At Riches Of Past In Rome," New York Times, July 3, 2009.

  Mary Beard, "Scrolling Down The Ages," New York Times, April 16, 2009.

  Roderick Conway Morris, "Tracing A Roman Ruler's Life And Legacy," New York Times, April 6, 2009.

Sebastian Rotella, "Modern-Day Gladiators Clash In Rome -- For Fun," Los Angeles Times, March 3, 2009.

  "Google Earth Revives Ancient Rome," BBC News, November 12, 2008.

Elisabetta Povoledo, "Exploring Old Rome Without Air (Or Time) Travel," New York Times, November 12, 2008.

  Dave Itzkoff, "Take A Trip To Ancient Rome, Via Google Earth," New York Times, November 12, 2008.

John Hooper, "Google Earth Brings Ancient Rome To Life," Guardian, November 12, 2008.

  Karen Rosenberg, "Pompeii Style, BCE (Before Catastrophic Eruption)," New York Times, October 23, 2008.

"'Gladiator' Tomb Is Found In Rome," BBC News, October 17, 2008.

Paul Rincon, "Huge Statue Of Roman Ruler Found," BBC News, August 25, 2008.

  Paul Rincon, "Head Of Roman Empress Unearthed," BBC News, August 14, 2008.

  Stephanie Holmes, "Digging Into The Myths Of Rome," BBC News, November 22, 2007.

  Peter Kiefer, "Cave May Hold Secrets To Legend Of Ancient Rome," New York Times, November 21, 2007.

"Ancient Rome Brought Back To Life," BBC News, June 12, 2007.

  Geraldine Fabrikant, "Imperial Nights In Tunisia, With Mythology Underfoot," New York Times, April 11, 2007.

Will Hutton, "Ancient Rome Is Where Our Heart Is," Observer, January 7, 2007.

Edward Rothstein, "Out Of Epic Wars, Another Epic Is Born, The One Called Civilization," New York Times, December 11, 2006.

  Christian Fraser, "Vatican Reveals Roman Burial Site," BBC News, October 20, 2006.

  Robert Harris, "Pirates Of The Mediterranean," New York Times, September 30, 2006.

  Ian Fisher, "The Quiet Port: Ostia Antica, Italy," New York Times, September 17, 2006.

  "Ancient Cosmetics Brought To Life," BBC News, July 1, 2006.

Dana Stevens, "Toga Party," August 26, 2005.

Gloria Goodale, "'Rome' Is Vital To HBO TV Empire," Christian Science Monitor, August 12, 2005.

  "Roman Ruler's Head Found In Sewer," BBC News, July 29, 2005.

  David Willey, "Rare Pompeii Dinner Set Unveiled," BBC News, July 18, 2005.

  Ron Charles, "Maybe Hannibal Wasn't So Horrible," Christian Science Monitor, January 11, 2005.

"Roman Star 'Won It Like Beckham,'" BBC News, August 12, 2004.

Frank Bruni, "Rendering Unto Caesar's Subjects; For A New HBO Series, A Colorful Ancient City Springs To Life In Rome," New York Times, April 5, 2004.

  "Supermarket Molluscs Reveal Roman Secret," BBC News, September 12, 2003.

  "Hadrian's Wall: Roman Power Symbol," BBC News, May 23, 2003.

  "Roman 'Virtual Reality' Recreated," BBC News, May 21, 2003.

  "Sir Paul Plays Historic Colosseum Show," BBC News, May 11, 2003.

Bruce Johnston, "Woman May Have Founded Ancient Rome," Telegraph, April 22, 2003.

Mary Beard, "Cleopatra: From History To Myth," Guardian, March 18, 2003.

Jonathan Freedland, "Rome, AD . . . Rome, DC?," Guardian, September 18, 2002.

  "Dig Reveals Roman Transvestite," BBC News, May 21, 2002.

  "Policeman Digs Up Clues To Ancient Crime," BBC News, April 4, 2002.

Gloria Goodale, "PBS Series Puts Ancient Rome In New Light," Christian Science Monitor, July 13, 2001.

  "Ancient Roman Wall Collapses," BBC News, April 16, 2001.

"Roman Road Leads To Row," BBC News, February 23, 2001.

  "DNA Clues To Malaria In Ancient Rome," BBC News, February 20, 2001.

Deborah Weisgall, "Reading A Civilization Through Its Ancient Shards," New York Times, November 19, 2000.

  "Spectacle Returns To The Colosseum," BBC News, July 20, 2000.

  "Poetic Justice After 2,000 Years," BBC News, June 10, 2000.

  "Gladiator Conquers Hollywood," BBC News, May 8, 2000.

David Edelstein, "Crapus Maximus," Slate, May 5, 2000.

  "Pompeii Reveals Ancient Luxury Hotel," BBC News, May 4, 2000.

James N. Thurman, "Think That Census Form Is Nosy?: Try Ancient Rome," Christian Science Monitor, April 19, 2000.

  "Roman Erotica For Public View," BBC News, March 30, 2000.

  "Pope Backs Colosseum Campaign," BBC News, December 12, 1999.

  "Green Light For 'God's Garage,'" BBC News, December 10, 1999.

  "Ides Of March: Why Worry?," BBC News, March 16, 1999.

Malcolm Browne, "Ice Cap Shows Ancient Mines Polluted The Globe," New York Times, December 9, 1997.

Maureen B. Fant, "Ancient To The Ancients," New York Times, February 26, 1995.

"From Silver, Toxic Lining In Ancient Atmosphere," New York Times, September 27, 1994.

Francis X. Clines, "Israelis Unearth Ancient City With Bulldozers And Travels," New York Times, February 15, 1987.

John Boswell, "Good Sex At Home In Ancient Rome," New York Times, January 18, 1987.

Christopher Andreae, "Ancient Pompeii -- A Roman Feast Of History," Christian Science Monitor, February 10, 1984.

Richard Severo, "Ancient Roman Ships Found At German Site," New York Times, September 14, 1982.


 

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