From the Gauls to Charles V to the Nazis, multiple assailants have set their sights on Rome over the centuries. But each time, Rome rose again.
William Shakespeare might have given Marcus Junius Brutus all the credit, but Caesar's true betrayer was a much closer friend.
Known as “Flagellum Dei,” or “scourge of God,” Attila the Hun was one of the most fearsome enemies the Romans ever faced.
Explore 10 fascinating facts about the medieval empire that bridged the gap between the classical world and the Renaissance.
The centuries following the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 A.D. are often referred to as the Dark Ages—but were they really?
In the waning centuries of the Roman Empire, these fierce warrior leaders tested their mettle in brutal clashes with the Romans, and with each other.
The Romans described the civilizations that lived beyond their borders as savage “barbarians,” but these ancient tribes were anything but primitive.
Take a look back at six of the most damaging raids on the Eternal City.