reference Nero is one of the most infamous of Rome's emperors, known for his cruelty and narcissism, but he may not be the complete tyrant history remembers.
Archaeologists are studying a buried, fourth-century pot of Roman coins that an amateur treasure hunter found with a metal detector.
A new study has provided the first physical evidence of ceramic containers being used as hand grenades around 900 years ago. The handheld explosives were likely used in battles during the Crusades.
Human parasitic infection in the U.K. evolved over time and between regions due to changes in sanitation, according to research from the University of Oxford.
Archaeologists in Egypt have found traces of an ancient temple where people worshiped the god Zeus-Kasios.
Meat-heavy feasts happened only occasionally among the Anglo-Saxons, two studies on skeletal remains and food lists reveal.
Glacial archaeologists in Norway have found an ancient sandal that provides evidence of historic human traffic on a remote mountain pass known as the Horse Ice Patch.
An ancient pottery workshop dating to the beginning of the Roman period has been discovered in west Alexandria, Egypt. Evidence suggests the site may have been used later in the Byzantine period.
Reference The Mongol Empire was the largest contiguous empire ever, stretching from the Pacific Ocean to central Europe.
reference King John sealed the Magna Carta, but is remembered as one of England's worst rulers and often depicted as the villain in stories like Robin Hood.
Archaeologists in Wales have discovered a site with the remains of buildings and burials dating back to the Stone Age.
Architects have been trying to fix the Leaning Tower of Pisa for hundreds of years. So, will it ever fall over?
The seven wonders of the ancient world were a selection of exceptional pieces of architecture and art in the Middle East, North Africa and southern Europe.
The mysterious Antikythera mechanism, thought by some to be the world's first computer, was first "started up" on Dec. 22, 178 B.C., archaeologists have now found.
Archaeologists in Guatemala have uncovered ancient mural fragments that are the oldest evidence of the Maya calendar on record.