The story of Mother India
More than four millennia have passed since the many artefacts of the ancient Indus civilisation were fashioned. Yet one tiny sculpture ... sets the ancient Indus culture apart from other early civilisations is the prominent role played by women.
Stanford scholar links Rome and America in Philadelphia exhibition
For generations, Rome has been a metaphor for power, civilization, corruption. But how does Rome speak to the American republic – about its past and its future? An exhibition, "Ancient Rome & America," opening Feb. 19 and continuing through Aug. 1 at the ...
Robert Hughes Tours Rome
In his new book, this courage expresses itself partly in the belief that something new remains to be said about a city whose history, culture and ambience ... While he intensively studied the ancient monuments in Rome, he was not one of “the city ...
Cyprus: The ancient island of Aphrodite that has seen many modern struggles
(CNN)-- Strategically located in the eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus has stood at one of the ... of the Ancient Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, however the island has seen plenty of conflict throughout its history. When the Roman Empire divided in the ...
Stanford professor looks underwater for history of the Roman Empire
A scholar with interests in the Roman and early Byzantine eras ... of trade to contribute to a broader picture of the ancient economy is very exciting," Daniels said. Technology plays a key role in the equipment- and cost-intensive world of marine archeology.