Tag Archives: Ancient Rome

Roman Legionary Camp Identified at Megiddo

The Sixth Roman Imperial Legion Ferrata established a permanent base at Tel Megiddo in the Jezreel Valley during the early 2nd century AD. This display of Roman muscle, along with the Tenth Legion Fretensis in Jerusalem, was intended to stabilize a region that … Continue reading

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A History of the Roman Empire in 75 Seconds

Want to see something pretty cool? Here is a visual survey of ancient Rome from the original city-state republic in 510 B.C., to the collapse of the West in the 5th century A.D., to the fall of Eastern Empire’s capital … Continue reading

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“Ancient Rome and America” Exhibition

The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia has a special exhibit on Ancient Rome and America running through August 1. Ancient Rome & America showcases the cultural, political, and social connections between the lost world of ancient Rome and modern America. … Continue reading

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