Monks who failed to factor in the leap day placed spring equinox on the wrong day, which meant Ash Wednesday, Lent, Holy Week and Pentecost were also marked on the wrong day.
Roman agricultural techniques may help wine producers to tackle the impacts of climate change, and even the UN is getting on board.
We must be careful not to misgender or misidentify people of the past – especially if our only evidence for how they might have identified comes from hostile writers.
A lively and violent retelling of the ancient British queen’s story.
Pulverised fuel ash can be recycled and used to manufacture concrete as well as other products.
The gate has been built on the site of an actual Roman gateway, thought to date to the invasion of Britain in AD 43.
The genetic study challenges previous theories about the origins and culture of the Picts.
Since 2011, professional and amateur archaeologists in Cardiff have been unearthing prehistoric artefacts. But last summer, they began to discover something even more extraordinary.
The Colchester vase contains the remains a male of about 40 years of age and not of local origin. Could he have been a gladiator?
There would have been plenty of time during the long, dark, Northern nights for ancient Roman shoemakers to indulge in side hustles.
Lucian’s work provides insight into the second-century Roman world, which fostered multilingualism and multiculturalism.
Les textes littéraires peuvent mis à contribution pour la communication environnementale car ils sont en mesure de représenter la complexité du changement climatique.
Ukrainian fighters are utilizing a maze of tunnels in Mariupol and other key cities. The use of the underground in conflict has a rich history.
Scientists have uncovered Roman farms beneath what was thought to be prehistoric forest in France.
The answer comes from how the Romans measured the year.
A scholar of early Greek classics explains what the myth of the weapon-carrying god of love, Cupid, a child of the gods of love and war, conveys about the pleasures and dangers of desire.
We can’t judge the Roman period by our standards and assume that it was predominantly White.
In both ancient Greece and the Roman Empire, reflected images were thought to hold mysterious powers. Damaging a mirror was believed to invite the wrath of the gods.
New technology mapped the buried ancient Roman site of Falerii Novi. Now archaeologists have started targeted excavation and soil testing to reveal details of life from more than 2,000 years ago.
The expression to “wash one’s hands of responsibility” comes from Christian scripture and has been part of a toxic legacy of blaming Jews for Jesus’s death.