Christopher Siwicki

A new exhibition at the British Museum explores how the epic has been reshaped and reinterpreted over three millennia.
For an emperor whose legacy was condemned after his death, Nero is surprisingly present in Rome today, especially now that his two palaces are again open to the public.
For 120 years, Rome and Carthage fought three protracted wars; at their conclusion, one people emerged as the major power in the Mediterranean, the other was wiped from existence.
Luigi Spina’s Faces of Rome brings us a more intimate understanding of ancient marble busts and the people behind them.