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Archeologists have found the oldest evidence of chemical warfare yet after studying the bodies of 20 Roman soldiers' found underground in Syria 70 years ago.

Ancient Roman Shipwreck May Hold 2,000-Year-Old Food

Ancient Roman Shipwreck May Hold 2,000-Year-Old Food

A well-preserved ancient Roman shipwreck, recently discovered off the coast of Italy, is believed to be about years old. It's buried in mud, which kept the wreck hidden for centuries but also preserved its cargo.

Marcia is Painting Herself with the Aid of a Mirror, from Giovanni Boccaccio, Des cléres et nobles femmes (ca 1490) by Cea., via Flickr

Unknown Artist from Giovanni Boccaccio, Des cléres et nobles femmes, Spencer Collection MS. French, c. 1470 Artist in her Atelier

After the Romans razed Carthage in 146 B.C., the world soon forgot that farming, rather than maritime trade and commerce, had been the real source of strength in the city that once rivaled Rome for control of the Mediterranean.   The entire literature of the people was consigned to flames – with one major exception: the 28-book treatise on agriculture written by Mago, whom Greeks and Romans alike called “The Father of Farming.” This is sadly, the only known book saved from destruction.

After the Romans razed Carthage in 146 B., the world soon forgot that farming, rather than maritime trade and commerce, had been the real source of strength in the city that once rivaled Rome for control of the Mediterranean. The entire literature of

Ancient Roman cameos

The History of Jewellery: Ancient Roman Jewelry

Ancient Synagogue Discovered in Southern Turkey  Bible and archaeology news    Noah Wiener   •  09/27/2012    Archaeologists excavating at the ancient city of Limyra in southern Turkey recently uncovered the remains of an ancient synagogue, complete with a bath and menorah. Limyra was part of the Lycian League, a confederation of coastal cities considered one of the world’s first democracies* before being annexed as a province of the Roman Empire. This is the second synagogue discovered in…

Ancient Synagogue Discovered in Southern Turkey Bible and archaeology news Noah Wiener

Paying homage to an ancient king, envoys bearing flowers climb a massive staircase amid the ruins of a giant palace at Persepolis. Begun by Darius I in 520 B.C., January 1975

Paying homage to an ancient king, envoys bearing flowers climb a massive staircase amid the ruins of a giant palace at Persepolis. Begun by Darius I in 520 B., the city was the ceremonial capital of.

A Jewish group in Jerusalem is using 21st-century technology to map every tombstone in the ancient cemetery on the Mount of Olives, a sprawling, politically sensitive necropolis of 150,000 graves stretching back three millennia. http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/World/20111117/israelis-mapping-ancient-cemetery-111117/

A Jewish group in Jerusalem is using 21st-century technology to map every tombstone in the ancient cemetery on the Mount of Olives, a sprawling, politically sensitive necropolis of 150,000 graves stretching back three millennia. http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/World/20111117/israelis-mapping-ancient-cemetery-111117/

Izmir, Turkey - The acropolis of the city, this is the site of ancient Smyrna, one of the 7 churches specifically addressed in Revelation 2 & 3.

Izmir, Turkey - The acropolis of the city, this is the site of ancient Smyrna, one of the 7 churches specifically addressed in Revelation 2 &

Assyrian relief.  Alabastrine limestone, 883-859 B.C.E., Reign of King Ashurnasirpal II  H. 110.5 cm.; W. 183 cm.  Miho Museum, Kyoto.

Assyrian Relief Depicting a Winged, Human Headed Genius and a Royal Attendant, BCE, reign of King Ashurnasirpal II. Found in Room C of the Northwest Palace at Kalhu (now Nimrud) on the banks of the Tigris.

Pasargadae (Persian: پاسارگاد), the capital of Cyrus the Great (559-530 BC) and also his last resting place, was a city in ancient Persia, and is today an archaeological site and one of Iran's five UNESCO World Heritage Sites.    According to the Elamite cuneiform of the Persepolis fortification tablets the name was rendered as Batrakataš, and the name in current usage derives from a Greek transliteration of an Old Persian Pâthragâda toponym of still-uncertain meaning.

Pasargadae (Persian: پاسارگاد), the capital of Cyrus the Great (559-530 BC) and also his last resting place, was a city in ancient Persia, and is today an archaeological site and one of Iran's five UNESCO World Heritage Sites. According to the Elamite cuneiform of the Persepolis fortification tablets the name was rendered as Batrakataš, and the name in current usage derives from a Greek transliteration of an Old Persian Pâthragâda toponym of still-uncertain meaning.

Luxor temple Egypt

Karnak Temple, Luxor, Egypt - The missing matching obelisk is in Place de la Concorde in Paris - taken during the times of Napoleon