Latest Roman archaeology Stories
OTTAWA, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Gladiators and the Colosseum - Death and Glory, a fascinating exhibition developed by the Italian firms Contemporanea Progretti and Expona, is coming
A restoration project at the Colosseum in Rome has led to the startling discovery of painted red numbers on the seats of the 2,000-year-old gladiatorial arena, indicating that it likely used a seating system not unlike those found in modern sporting venues.
Researchers excavating an ancient Roman cemetery made a surprising discovery when they extracted ancient mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) from one of the skeletons buried at the site: the 2,000-year-old bones revealed a maternal East Asian ancestry.
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.