All the latest information about discoveries from the world of ancient Romans. I encourage you to let me know about any Roman news and to indicate any corrections or inaccuracies. I try to search for material everywhere, but it is natural that not everything will be noticed by me.
In 2017, scientists discovered an intriguing disk-shaped artifact on the bottom of the Aegean Sea. As it turned out, it could be another element of the fascinating antique mechanism from Antikythera mechanism.
Cultural Thursdays at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. From October 25 to May 29 are planned, on average, twice a month for all interested parties, thematic meetings related to antiquity. Entrance is free.
In June this year, researchers found in Pompeii Roman electoral slogans that were written on stone slabs.
One slogan says: “Please, choose Elvio Sabino, a builder of a worthy state, a good man”. The inscription was painted in black and red colors; earlier the stone was painted white to hide previous slogans.
On another inscription we can read the name of the builder from the family of Albucii.
Over the years, it was considered to continue the blockbuster movie from 2000 – “Gladiator” – in which the main role was played by Russel Crowe. The story of an enslaved Roman general who had to fight for his life in the arena will certainly be remembered for a long time. The enormous success of the film encouraged to continue the story.
IMPERIUM ROMANUM is in process of translation over 3300 Polish articles about history of ancient Rome. If you have the opportunity to financially support the further translations – even with smaller amount – I will be very grateful.