The Torre Argentina archeological area lies at the heart of Rome, both historically and geographically, but it has always been off-limits to visitors. Until now. Advertisements
Educational video breaks down the history of Ancient Rome in 20 minutes.
The Colosseum is a fascinating structure no matter where you view it. But my favorite perch from which to view the Colosseum has to be on this footbridge that spans the busy streets of the Monti neighborhood. The footbridge is hardly a secret — you’ll find handfuls of tourists here at all hours of the …
A new study shows how scientists can learn about Ancient Rome from layers of Arctic ice.
Beginning on November 1, the Colosseum’s fourth and fifth floors will open to visitors for the first time in more than a generation. These upper sections contained the “nosebleed” seats, from which regular ancient Romans could watch gladiatorial combats and other spectacles. Modern visitors who wish to see the fourth and fifth floors must pay …
Last weekend the Domus Aurea, also known as Nero’s Golden Palace, became the latest attraction to offer visitors the chance to wear virtual reality headsets while touring the site.
The Atlas of Ancient Rome, a gorgeous, new two-volume set edited by Andrea Carandini, promises to be an “authoritative archeological survey of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period.” The slip-cased set is available now.