MarÍa Verza, Associated Press Updated 12:42 am CDT, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Migrants wait under guard at an immigration center on the International Bridge 1, as an immigration agent attempts to block the camera, in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. A U.S. policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through clogged U.S. … [Read more...] about Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy
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Dr Julian Bowsher examines the rare coin Picture: Highways England Archant An incredibly rare coin featuring a Roman emperor who reigned for only two months is the latest remarkable discovery made on Britain's biggest road upgrade. This is only the second coin of Emperor Laelianus to be discovered in England Picture: Highways EnglandThe so-called radiate coin, which depicts … [Read more...] about Rare Roman coin found at A14 roadworks
Was the infamously cruel Nero really as terrible an emperor as Roman historians have suggested? Based on accounts written during and after his reign, Nero (A.D. 37 to 68) has long been considered a power-mad despot whose leadership was defined by terrible acts of violence, such as poisoning a teenage rival, arranging his mother's assassination, setting a fire that destroyed … [Read more...] about Was Roman Emperor Nero’s Evil Reputation Just ‘Fake News’?
Archaeologists exploring the site of a naval battle fought 2,200 years ago between Rome and Carthage have uncovered clues to how the battle may have unfolded — as well as several mysteries. The finds suggest that Carthage reused captured Roman warships during the battle and that Carthaginian sailors may have thrown cargo overboard in a desperate attempt to help their … [Read more...] about Underwater Archaeologists Find Surprising Artifacts from Major Roman Naval Battle
Here are 8 facts you probably didn't know about them: 1. They engaged in human sacrifice This was strictly restricted to Rome’s Regal period, circa 753-509 BC, and Republican period, 509-44 BC. Later Romans made a show of being appalled by the idea of human sacrifice and it was outlawed by senatorial decree in 97 BC. But according to the historians Livy and Plutarch, … [Read more...] about 8 things you probably didn’t know about the Romans