The vast Roman Empire split into the Eastern Roman Empire and Western Roman Empire in the fourth century A.D.
Reference Druids were revered in ancient Britain. Much about them is a mystery, but we know this: They did not build Stonehenge.
A gold 'funeral mask' thought to be more than 3,000 years old has been discovered in the tomb of an ancient noble in the city of Zhengzhou, central China.
Archaeologists excavating a site north of Lima have unearthed a 1,300-year-old ornate tomb from the Wari era of Peru.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a pink granite sarcophagus crafted for an official who cared for a pyramid built during the time of Ramesses II.
Archaeologists near Prague have unearthed the remains of a 7,000-year-old structure that may have been a Stone Age community center.
Mesopotamia and Babylon are often confused. Here's how the two are different and where they overlap.
Construction workers in Israel unexpectedly broke into a 3,300-year-old cave that looks like an "Indiana Jones film set."
Reference Babylon, the ancient Mesopotamian civilization, existed from roughly 2000 B.C. to 540 B.C.
South American mummies were likely brutally murdered 1,000 years ago, and the evidence is still preserved today, a new study finds.
High water levels in a now-defunct arm of the Nile helped the ancient Egyptians transport supplies for the pyramids of Giza, a study of pollen in earthen cores reveals.
A well-known expression says that Nero fiddled while Rome burned. But has history misrepresented this infamous ruler?
A rare Byzantine gold coin may depict the ancient supernova SN 1054 in clear defiance of the church.
Inside All About History 121: How a series of tribes in Central America built a superpower of the age in the Aztec Empire