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History-of-Things
09-05-2012, 03:24 PM
Exceptional Classical Period Shipwreck Found at Antibes on the French Riviera (http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/sep/04/roman-shipwreck-discovered-antibes-france?INTCMP=SRCH)

History-of-Things
09-08-2012, 03:22 PM
Mapping of a Lost Roman Town in Southern Lazio (http://phys.org/news/2012-09-images-lost-roman-town.html)

History-of-Things
09-13-2012, 02:16 PM
Five Most Unpleasant and Undignified Ways to Die in the Classical World (http://io9.com/5940949/the-5-most-unpleasant-ways-to-die-in-ancient-times)

Rome Bans Lovers' Padlocks to Protect Ancient Bridge (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/11/rome-bans-lovers-padlocks-milvian-bridge?newsfeed=true)

Archaeologists Uncover Evidence of Roman Era Funerary Rituals In Tarifa (Straits of Gibraltar area), Spain (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/09/120911091343.htm)

History-of-Things
09-17-2012, 04:04 PM
Roman Military Encampment Dating from Conquest of Gaul Excavated Near Trier (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/09/120914080634.htm)

Archaeologists Explore the Place du Chateau in Strasbourg (http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/09/2012/excavations-at-the-place-du-chateau-in-strasbourg)

History-of-Things
09-24-2012, 04:14 PM
Etruscan Pyramids Excavated (http://news.discovery.com/history/etruscan-pyramids-120918.html)

Wreck of Messerchmit 323 "Giant" Found off Sardinian Coast (http://news.discovery.com/history/german-plane-wreck-found-120914.html)

Spanish Site Reveals Upper Paleolithic Stone Tool Recycling (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/09/120920082536.htm)

Paris's Quai Branly Museum Explores the Universal Theme of Hair (http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57813#.UGCEMsVQDU0)

Musee D'Orsay Explores the Way People Dressed in the 19th Century (http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57894#.UGCDacVQDU0)

History-of-Things
10-03-2012, 04:26 PM
Excavations in Spain Reveal Europe's "Most Advanced" Bronze Age City (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/09/120927091542.htm)

History-of-Things
10-14-2012, 03:01 PM
Researchers Find Exact Spot Where Julius Caesar was Stabbed
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/10/121010102158.htm

Sixth Century Frescoes on Display in Rome's Santa Maria Antiqua
http://www.romereports.com/palio/a-sistine-chapel-of-the-roman-forum-english-7951.html#.UHrGYMVQDU0

Jean M
10-17-2012, 07:21 PM
National Geographic Film Highlights Professor’s Efforts to Find the Lost City of Atlantis (http://www.hartford.edu/news/press-releases/2011/03/FindingAtlantis.aspx)


Could the fabled lost city of Atlantis have been located? Using satellite photography, ground-penetrating radar and underwater technology, a team of experts (led by University of Hartford professor and archaeologist Richard Freund) has been surveying marshlands in Spain to look for proof of the ancient city. If the team can match geological formations to Plato’s descriptions and date artifacts back to the time of Atlantis, we may be closer to solving one of the world's greatest mysteries.

A new National Geographic Channel documentary, Finding Atlantis, which will be broadcast nationally on Sunday, March 13, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, follows a team of American, Canadian, and Spanish scientists as they employ satellite space photography, ground penetrating radar, underwater archaeology, and historical sleuthing in an effort to find a lost civilization. The University of Hartford’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, of which Freund is the director, will be hosting an advance screening of Finding Atlantis on Wednesday, March 9, at 7 p.m., in the University’s Wilde Auditorium.

When a space satellite photograph identified what looked like a submerged city in the midst of one of the largest swamps in Europe, the Doņa Ana Park in southern Spain, Freund was contacted to see if he could assemble his team to apply their cutting-edge technology (electrical resistivity tomography, which is a virtual MRI for the ground, ground penetrating radar, and digital mapping that quickly and efficiently maps the subsurface of a site and provides instantaneous results for excavators to follow) to this project. In 2009 and 2010, they worked with Spanish archaeologists and geologists to explore the remains of an ancient city that goes back some 4,000 years.....

History-of-Things
10-23-2012, 04:20 PM
Ancient Votive Offerings Found in Rome
http://www.gazzettadelsud.it/news/english/18434/Tomb-raiders-lead-to-new-archaeological-find.html

Cat Discovers Ancient Roman Catacomb
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/18/cat-2000-year-old-roman-catacomb?INTCMP=SRCH

Digitally Mapping the Roman Empire
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/10/2012/digital-map-of-the-roman-empire

Roman Mosaics Contained Subliminal Messages?
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/10/2012/mythic-mosaics-conceal-subliminal-messages

A Little Bit on Shipwreck Archaeology in Portugal
http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/archaeologists-work-to-uncover-shipwreck-remains-in-portimao/27026

History-of-Things
10-30-2012, 05:26 PM
Study of Roman Artifacts Reveals Ancient Popularity of the Orchid
http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2012/10/caesar-the-orchid-chief.html?ref=hp

Discovery of "Most Ancient" Pottery Figurine on the Iberian Peninsula
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/10/121026084641.htm

History-of-Things
11-15-2012, 03:56 PM
Review of Exhibit on "African Presence in Renaissance Europe" at the Walters Museum in Baltimore
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/09/arts/design/african-presence-in-renaissance-europe-at-walters-museum.html

What Were the Lives of Roman Slaves Like?
http://www.world-archaeology.com/news/roman-slaves/

Ancient Roman Giant Found: Earliest Complete Skeleton with Gigantism
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/11/121102-gigantism-ancient-skeleton-archaeology-history-science-rome/

The Current State of Herculaneum
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/15/arts/design/herculaneums-ruins-are-revived-by-philanthropy.html

Diverse Experiences of Artists in France Under Nazi Occupation
http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2012/nov/13/french-artists-war-occupation?INTCMP=SRCH

History-of-Things
11-21-2012, 07:48 PM
Bayeux Tapestry Isn't a Tapestry, and wasn't made by Nuns
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/9679761/Bayeux-tapestry-isnt-a-tapestry-and-wasnt-woven-by-nuns.html

New Thoughts on Paleolithic Handaxes
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121121075756.htm

History-of-Things
12-13-2012, 04:14 AM
British Museum Hosts Ice Age Art: The Arrival of the Modern Mind
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/dec/09/ice-age-art-exhibition-british-museum

Evidence Reveals First Sicilians Avoided Seafood
http://www.livescience.com/25102-sicily-skeletons-reveal-prehistoric-diet.html
More on above
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121128182945.htm

Restoration of Roman Tunnels Gives a Slave's Eye View of the Baths of Caracalla
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/12/2012/restoration-of-roman-tunnels-gives-a-slaves-eye-view-of-caracalla-baths

Ancient Chianti Grape Seeds Could Provide Clues to Roman Viticulture
http://phys.org/news/2012-12-classics-professor-unearths-archaeological-clues.html

New Roman Settlement and Possible Prehistoric Site Located in Northern Italy
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121211163510.htm

French Cache of Carnyx Instruments Reveal Deliberate Sabotage to Keep them from Being Played
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/dec/11/france-gaul-carnyx-instrument-find

Gallic Elite Prospered from Roman Occupation
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/12/2012/gallic-elite-prospered-from-roman-occupation

Criticism of Dutch "Black Pete" Tradition Grows
http://news.yahoo.com/criticism-dutch-black-pete-tradition-grows-142256651.html

History-of-Things
01-08-2013, 03:21 PM
Discovery of Emperor Hadrian's "Arts Center" in Rome
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/27/hadrian-auditorium-ancient-roman-arts-center_n_2370106.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

Rediscovery of a Paleolithic Horse Carving from France
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/12/2012/discovery-of-a-horse-engraving-from-bruniquel-france

History-of-Things
01-31-2013, 05:06 PM
Sicilian Mummies from the 16th Century to the 20th Century Analyzed
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/130128-sicilian-mummies-archeology-italy/

Road of Roman Era Glass Making Artisans Found Near Naples
http://ansamed.ansa.it/ansamed/en/news/regions/campania/2013/01/25/Archeaology-Roman-era-glass-workshops-found-Pozzuoli_8137894.html

Colosseum Cleaning Yields Ancient Art Discoveries
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/18/colosseum-cleaning-yields_0_n_2502737.html#slide=1999647

Marker Used to Measure Earth in 19th Century Found Near Rome
http://news.discovery.com/earth/roman-marker-used-to-measure-earth-found-130124.htm

Analysis Shows Renaissance Warrior Giovanni de' Medici Died of Gangrene
http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/mystery-over-renaissance-warriors-amputation-solved-130116.htm

History-of-Things
02-22-2013, 01:17 PM
Study of Anna Maria Louisa de'Medici Attempts to Reveal Cause of Death of the Last Medici
http://www.nature.com/news/the-last-medici-may-not-have-died-of-syphilis-after-all-1.12435

Arrest Warrant for Niccolo Machiavelli Found
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/9871527/Briton-finds-500-year-old-arrest-warrant-for-Machiavelli.html

History-of-Things
06-21-2013, 05:55 AM
Medici Children Suffered from Rickets
http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/medici-children-suffered-from-rickets-130614.htm

History-of-Things
06-28-2013, 03:28 PM
Jewish Cemetery with Well Preserved 13th Century Remains Documented in Toledo
http://www.jta.org/2013/06/23/news-opinion/world/study-of-recently-discovered-13th-century-jewish-cemetery-completed

Medieval Portuguese Canoes Restored
http://theportugalnews.com/news/portuguese-10th-century-freeze-dried-canoes-restored-over-border/28724

History-of-Things
06-29-2013, 04:59 PM
Substantial Necropolis Uncovered on Madrid's Southeastern Edge, Prompts Search for Associated Visigoth Era Community Ahead of Development
http://elpais.com/elpais/2013/06/27/inenglish/1372333792_700165.html

History-of-Things
07-10-2013, 05:47 PM
Anchors from the Punic Wars Found Off Sicily
http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/ancient-anchors-sicily-punic-wars-130703.htm

In Pisa, Forensic Analysis of Italian Renaissance Remains
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/CSI-Italian-Renaissance-213878331.html#Italian-Renaissance-female-skeleton-1.jpg

History-of-Things
07-27-2013, 03:21 PM
Hellenistic Fresco of Dragons and Dolphins Found in Southern Italy
http://www.gazzettadelsud.it/news/english/55263/Hellenic-mosaic-discovered-in-massive-Italian-find.html

Excavations Explore Roman Forum's Medieval History
http://www.ansa.it/web/notizie/rubriche/english/2013/07/23/Medieval-area-Roman-Imperial-Forum-uncovered_9063920.html

Italian Study Reveals Sophistication of Early Medieval Gilding Tech
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130724124919.htm

History-of-Things
08-07-2013, 04:30 PM
Oldest Western European Human Fossil Found in Spain
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-2013/article/oldest-human-fossil-in-western-europe-found-in-spain

Does Caligula Deserve his Bad Reputation?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23455774

Roman Sexuality, Law, and Social Attitudes
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2013/08/roman-sex-sexuality-slaves-and-lex-scantinia/97996