Friday, October 30, 2020

Thugga – Ancient Multicultural Town?

The mausoleum of Ateban in Thugga, fifty miles to the south-west of Carthage in what was Numidia, stands an impressive 69 ft/21 metres high. Built...

Romans And Barbarians – Part 1

People who had not been actively civilised by the Romans themselves or the Greeks before them were viewed by the Romans as barbarian. The...

Romans And Barbarians – Part 3

Sometimes the freedom enjoyed by the hitherto un-Romanized Britons was valued more highly than the supposed benefits of civilization, especially if that civilization was...