The Italian Ministry of Culture has launched a tender to rebuild the arena at the Colosseum. Sum of 18.5 million EUR was allocated for this purpose. Companies will be able to take part in the tender from January 1, 2021.
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“Romulus” – a new historical series from the times of ancient Romans will appear on HBO. This time we will have the opportunity to get to know the very beginning of Rome, around which many legends and messages have been preserved. The series will consist of 10 episodes and contain many magical aspects.
I am pleased to announce that IMPERIUM ROMANUM has established cooperation with the English publisher Tarquin Group. In connection with this occasion, an interesting offer has been prepared for the Readers.
Undoubtedly, 2020 was a difficult year, but despite the unusual situation in which the whole world has found itself, the last months have been used to improve the website and adjust the content to the requirements of the Readers.
The remains of the Roman baths in the city of Patara (southern Turkey) will be made available to visitors for viewing next year. They were one of the first thermal baths that were built in the region during the Roman times.
In late August, there was an act of vandalism on the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre in Caerleon (Wales). Graffiti was discovered on the stone, which is another illegal and punishable destruction of the monument. The police are looking for the perpetrators.
From July 25 to August 29 in 2020, there will be night tours in Colosseum every Saturday. The tour takes about an hour and starts in the arena. Tourists will see, among others the underground, where gladiators and animals were kept, or the first level of the amphitheatre.
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.