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Trekking on the Mount Sorantri in Carnia

Another adventure just out of the doorstep.

On the 8th of March I went with couple of friends to the excursion organized by T.A.M. (Tutela Ambiente Montano) of the Group Alpina delle Giulie of Trieste in the Carnia region. 332 more words


'Teacup Travels' - CBeebies series features our objects!

Manchester Museum has recently participated in a project to recreate ancient objects for children’s television. The TV series Teacup Travels tells a series of adventure stories, which aim at opening the door to ancient worlds and civilisations to young viewers. 304 more words

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Now that's interesting - monks writing medieval history

I was reading a review of a book “The Age of the Vikings” by Anders Winroth, published by Princeton University Press, in which the reviewer noted that any historical accounts of the middle ages to  the Renaissance were documented by people who could write; obviously but who could write during those times? 225 more words


Jewish leadership under the Romans

The Romans took control of Palestine around 63 B.C. That is when the Roman

general Pompey captured Jerusalem, making Hyrcanus II the high priest and ruler of… 256 more words

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Roman Period

Pax Romana

Under the emperor Augustus, the Roman empire entered into a period of peace known as Pax Romana. This was the first time that the mediterranean region had known such a peace and political stability. 263 more words

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A Roman house and baths hidden under the streets of London

Lower Thames Street isn’t exactly a promising-looking place when it comes to searching for relics of Roman-era London.  The wide, busy road cuts through the City, and the buildings that line it are mostly modern, concrete and uninspiring.  1,313 more words