All posts tagged "Ancient Rome"
Book Review: Cleopatra: A Biography by Duane W. RollerJuly 16, 2020
Pity Duane W. Roller, author of Cleopatra: A Biography. I can just imagine the initial conversation...
A New Look at Rome’s Rousing Middle AgesJune 6, 2020
When its doors first opened in 1734, the Capitoline Museum, which stands upon the hilltop that...
How Rome Fell by Adrian GoldsworthyJune 1, 2020
Goldsworthy takes many of the reasons advanced by earlier scholars and shows them to be of...
The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found by Mary BeardMay 28, 2020
Nevertheless, in my personal library there are 130 books on Pompeii. Of all these, this is...
Julian The ApostateMay 16, 2020
But with the death of Julian we have something different. To all intents and purposes we...
A Talk With Cullen Murphy, Author of Are We Rome?April 29, 2020
"That said, the thinking that lay behind the invasion of Iraq—the notion that we could transform...
Art Review: Transition to Christianity, Onassis Cultural Center, New York CityDecember 13, 2011
After Christianity was recognized as the official state religion of the Roman Empire in 380, a...
Book Review: Carthage Must Be Destroyed by Richard MilesAugust 19, 2011
Carthage, however, was not merely conquered by Rome. As the title of Miles' book asserts, Carthage...
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