With the recent discovery of a fully in-tact Bronze Age sword in Germany, and a complete suit of armor in Spain, we take a look at the miraculous nature of the preservation of such pre-modern objects.
Jesus of Nazareth is undoubtedly one of the most famous men who ever lived, and his likeness has been transcribed on paintings, sculptures, and every other artistic medium one can possibly think of.
The French occupation of Rome is the subject of a new exhibition in the city—Napoleon and the Myth of Rome (curated by Claudio Parisi Presicce, Massimiliano Munzi, Simone Pastor, and Nicoletta…
How an idealized visual representation of the male form that originated in Ancient Greece has survived more or less intact until today
The Nile’s flooding is out of control, and Sudan is struggling to save its people and its historic sites.
Giovanni Battista Piranesi was the greatest printmaker of the 18th century. Although he consistently signed his work ‘architetto,’ he is famous for his engravings of the monuments of ancient Rome,…
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.