These razor-sharp blades inspired fear and fascination and helped change the course of military campaigns.
Many of modern society’s most cherished institutions and ideas—not to mention the objects we use every day—can trace their origins back to the ancient world.
Explore eight reasons why this remarkable transit system helped unite the ancient world.
A decades-old misconception about two Ancient Roman monuments has been corrected by researchers using 3-D digital simulations and NASA data.
By analyzing concrete used to build 2,000-year-old Roman structures, a team of scientists may have found a longer-lasting, greener alternative to modern cement.
The Romans were prodigious builders and expert civil engineers, and their thriving civilization produced advances in technology, culture and architecture that remained unequaled for centuries.
The Pantheon's roof opening may have shed light on the building's entryway on important days of the year, a new study suggests.