“[T]he migration that we hear about the most in literary sources is elite migration, particularly the movement of Roman men to lead armies and take up administrative posts in the provinces.”
The link below leads to an illustrated article from the Canadian Global News network on the unexpected discovery of a … More
Updated May 30, 2016 – Articles summarizing the rise of kingdoms in Europe from the ashes of Rome.
Dormice, ostrich meat and fresh fish: the surprising foods eaten in ancient Rome says “Herculaneum there is evidence of the … More
Names of Augustus 63-44 B.C.: Gaius Octavius 44-27 B.C.: Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (Octavian) 27 B.C. – 14 A.D.: Augustus … More
The time period for this video is the reign of Constantine before he established the new Rome (Constantinople). Source: The … More
Of the main grains we eat today, some required growing conditions the Romans couldn’t meet.
The Tetrarchy: Originally, a single emperor in Rome controlled the Roman Empire. As conflict on different fronts proliferated, one man couldn’t … More
Reading about the tax situation in the late Republic and Principate, puts the time period in a whole new light. … More