That's right, this blog is going away on May 31. About.com has decided to eliminate blogs from the sites. This site is NOT going away. There are still several
Today St. Martin's Press releases the first in a new series by historical fiction author Ben Kane. This one is about the second Punic War and, as the title
In ancient Rome, after the end of the Julio-Claudian emperors and the chaotic year that followed the end of the first imperial dynasty, the Flavian dynasty
Eclipse © Clipart.com The Rogue Classicist says that it may have been on this day in 585 B.C. that Thales predicted a solar eclipse. Eclipses
Helena, mother of the first Christian emperor, Constantine I, St. Helena © Clipart.com traveled to the Holy Land where some believe she discovered
On this day in 1912, Moses Finley was born in New York City. After studying law, during the McCarthy era, Finley moved to England and taught classics at
Elagablus Coin © Copyright the Trustees of the British Museum, produced by Natalia Bauer for the Portable Antiquities On this day in ancient Roman history:
During the Lemuria, Romans appeased the dead with beans.