When we think in the south of Spain, normally we think in Andalusia or the Arabic heritage. But the Mediterranean also have remains of the Roman and cartagines times. A good example of this is the city of Cartagena, Cartago nova.
The Tower of Centum Cellas – A Roman Villa with a View
The tall tower of a villa in the very west of the Roman empire shows the splendour of Roman villa culture in Lusitania.
The Roots of Loots￼
How a Gold Blossom Myrtle Wreath from Northern Greece is involved in the greatest scandal of the art world? A powerful story that breaks down the structure of the illegal market of antiquities and exposes the role of famous dealers and important museums in the trafficking.
HATTUSA, in the steps of the ancient kings
The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year that must be celebrate as the ancient kings did. The winter solstice was the day of rebirth and Hattusa, the great Hittite capital, tell this story.
Fact and fiction: Assassin’s Creed and cultural learning
How much of Assassin's Creed: Origins, set in ancient Egypt, is factually based? Can any cultural learning come out of playing it? This author leaps off the cliffs of Memphis to find out.
Carsulae, a journey along the Via Flaminia
To walk along the Via Flaminia and imagine what a Roman city must have been like, you just have one thing to do: leave for Umbria and stop to visit Carsulae!
The Basilica in the Ancient City of Palmatis
A wealth of architectural details from the ancient interior.
The Speaking Snake Glycon, Ancient Oracles, and Voices of Dissent
The oracle of the speaking snake Glycon flourished in ancient Asia Minor. Although it enjoyed lasting popularity, dissident voices arose.
Archaeological Visits From Your Sofa
Travelling and visiting museums and archaeological sites is complicated nowadays. But internet offer us several options, created by specialists so we can enjoy these wonders without leaving the safety of our houses
Convento do Carmo: A Roofless Survivor
In the heart of ancient Lisbon, a roofless convent stood still.