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Londinium c. 200 CE. The early settlement became a trading port. The Roman historian Tacitus described the city as ‘packed with traders.’ a thriving city with a great bridge over the Thames (near the present London Bridge), a forum (market place), a vast basilica (town hall), an amphitheater, public baths and walled fort surrounded by a great defensive wall.
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700-400BCE. At the establishment of the Roman Empire, Italy was occupied by numerous cultures. The groups were often in direct contact with each other and were affected by the interactions between peoples. In many instances, the culture of the Roman Empire may be viewed as an amalgamation of these cultures and their practices. For example, one of the most famous types of Roman architecture, the atrium house, was adopted from the Samnites (Oscans), as seen in the city of Pompeii.
Summer triclinium at the house of Julia Felix in Pompeii. The dining room is partially outdoors and faces the peristyle garden. In the back, a nymphaeum water feature was built into the wall, and is flanked by two niches that may have held small statues.
Testudo ~ Roman testudo (tortoise) formation. In Ancient Roman warfare, the testudo or tortoise formation was a formation used commonly by the Roman Legions during battles, particularly sieges. Testudo is the Latin word for "tortoise". The Greek term for this formation is "chelone" and during the Byzantine era, it seems to have evolved to what military manuals of the era call the "foulkon".
Today was a cool lesson day. We went over what a mineral is and it's properties...wrote it all down... talked about it...and then....THEN, we took "school" outside. And the ***fun*** began. (not that book learning isn't fun..but, you know what I mean...) *anyway* we went outside....and got out the geodes. GEODES!!! how cool is that? I couldn't wait till the day when we studied rocks so I could get us...I mean, THE KIDS....some geodes. The day had arrived... with all waited with bated…
The reconstruction of the Boscoreale Villa was undertaken for the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM of Art in New York to study and recreate the context of the villa in its landscape and to provide setting for the various frescoes which are now sitting in eight differe…
Daily worship of the Lares involved not only the dominus and his family, but also the slaves of the familia. While in small households there might be only one altar to the Lares, used by both free and...
Compluvium, Impluvium y Atrium (almacienamiento de agua roma
The impluvium / compluvium system is a feature of a Roman atrium house. The impluvium is a hole in the ceiling that allows rain water to flow into the compluvium, a basin in the floor made of porous rock. Water was filtered through the compluvium and into a cistern underneath.
Bible Images and Biblical Archaeology Illustrations by Balage Balogh
Ephesus Theater and harbor area as it would have appeared in the 2nd century AD. Reconstruction of Ephesus by Balage Balogh is based on current archaeological excavations and photos taken at the site. Further information on www.Archaeologyillustrated.com
Nat Geo infographic Building Trajan's Column by Fernando G. Baptista. Completed in AD 113, the freestanding column is most famous for its spiral bas relief, which artistically describes the epic wars between the Romans and Dacians (101–102 and 105–106 CE).
The fasces, a bundle of wooden rods, represented the power of certain magistrates. The practice originated with the Etruscans and was adopted by the Romans. The bundle symbolized strength through unity and was carried by a lictor who followed the magistrate around town.
The House of Telephus in Herculaneum. The House of Telephus contains a first century relief depicting the myth of Achilles and Telephus, after which it is named. Herculaneum (Ercolano) was the second town destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD. Not as famous as its near-neighbour Pompeii, the site is much smaller and more compact, but in parts better preserved by the ash and mud which swamped it. The site is located just eight miles from Naples and is almost lost amid…
Villa San Marco - Stabiae, Italy. Lararium (shrine to the spirits that protect the household) in an alcove in the atrium. The Lares were guardian spirits/deities that protected various places and groups such as, roadways, seaways, agriculture, livestock, towns, cities, the state and the military. The importance of the lares in Roman religion is highlighted by extant archaeological and literary evidence.
Lararium (house shrine) at the House of the Cyrptoporticus, Pompeii. A bust painting of Mercury is set in the niche, while the agathodaemon (snake) takes the primary space. The snake was a protective spirit of the household and the image is found on shrines in many Roman homes.
Ceremonial procession of Apollo, his sister and his mother to an altar where Victoria, the goddess of victory is standing. Apollo carries his string instrument (cithara) and holds an offering cup, while Victoria is holding the offering pot. Late 1st century BCE.
Roman women much more independent than previously thought
The classic misunderstanding about ancientRome is that only the men were considered citizens and the women were seen as an extension of their husband or father. Historian Coen van Galen dispels that notion. He will be defending his doctoral thesis on 30 May at Radboud University.
This is the east gate ("porta praetoria"), the main entrance to the fort, leading straight to the headquarters building. It was a monumental structure, designed to show the power of the Roman state. When first built the gate had double entrances. Each passageway had twin heavy wooden doors. Later in the Roman period, the southern passageway was blocked and used as a coal store, probably for the nearby bathhouse.
POMPEII-House of the Cryptoporticus- A lararium (religious shrine), consisting of a frescoed image of the genius loci on the right (large serpent representing a guardian spirit of the house), Mercury in the top left corner, a peacock (representing Juno) with a snake coiled around a small altar on the bottom left