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Temple of Baachus, Baalbek
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Temple of Baachus, Baalbek

The temple of Baachus at Baalbek (Modern Lebanon), ca. 150 CE.
The Curia
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The Curia

The Curia. The meeting house of the Senate of Rome. The present building was begun by Julius Caesar in 44 BCE and later completed and dedicated by Augustus Caesar around 29 BCE. The building was rebuilt around 238 CE by Diocletian.
Map of the Battle of Trebia
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Map of the Battle of Trebia

Map of the Battle of Trebia (218 BC), illustrating Hannibal's strategy.
Cats in the Ancient World
Articleby Joshua J. Mark

Cats in the Ancient World

Cats and humans have shared in each other's lives for thousands of years and, even though they have not always been regarded as highly as in the present, have played an important role in a number of cultures. Always enigmatic, the cat has...
Map of the Roman Conquest of Italy
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Map of the Roman Conquest of Italy

This map shows the Roman conquest of Italy from 500 BCE to 218 BCE.
The Impenetrable Wall: Roman Body Armour
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The Impenetrable Wall: Roman Body Armour

Dr Mike Bishop speaks (and is aided by live demonstrations) about 'The impenetrable wall: Roman body armour assessed' at the Greek and Roman Armour Study Day, 20th July, 2015.
Ara Pacis Augustae
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Ara Pacis Augustae

The Ara Pacis Augustae or Altar of the Augustan Peace in Rome. Built to celebrate the return of Augustus to Rome in 13 BCE following campaigns in Spain and Gaul, it is a masterpiece of Roman sculpture and, in particular, portraiture. Officials...
Roman Assassination
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Roman Assassination

Artist's impression of an assassination in ancient Rome. The image is likely inspired by the assassination of Julius Caesar on the steps of the curia in the Forum Romanum.
Romulus and Remus
Definitionby Brittany Garcia

Romulus and Remus

In Roman mythology, Romulus and his twin brother Remus were the founders of the city of Rome. They were the children of Rhea Silvia and Mars (or in some variations the demi-god hero Hercules) and their story is recorded by many authors including...
Agrippina The Younger
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Agrippina The Younger

Marble head of Empress Agrippina (The Younger) 15-59 CE, wife of Emperor Claudius. (Archaeological Museum, Milan)
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