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Lava letters: Inside the race to virtually unwrap 2,000-year-old papyri

Hindustan Times 03 Jun 2023
The details that did emerge from some of the attempts to read them suggest that the texts were found in the personal library of the Epicurean philosopher Philodemus (110 BCE to 30 BCE), at the Villa dei Papyri, a sprawling mansion owned by the Roman senator Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus (101 BCE -43 BCE), about a century before the eruption.

A Cotswolds country home on the site of a Roman villa is on sale for £7.85m

The Times/The Sunday Times 02 Jun 2023
The grade I listed home in North Woodchester, a 40-minute walk into Stroud in the Cotswolds, is situated on the site of one of the largest Roman villas in England.Sponsored. This 4th-century, 65-room villa extended over more than two acres and ...

From paradise islands to jaw-dropping mountains: Four ways to have the ultimate Mediterranean experience in ...

The Daily Mail 01 Jun 2023
But it’s not just a beautiful setting - it’s also teeming with history and culture, with picturesque cities and towns informed by Liburnians, Romans, Byzantines, Venetians and Croatian kings over the centuries ... Zadar, set on a peninsula that juts into the Adriatic Sea, is sprinkled with extraordinary Roman ruins and grand medieval-era churches.

The Winners and Losers of the ‘Succession’ Series Finale

New York Observer 29 May 2023
That put the nail in his CEO campaign coffin, and killed the close bond he’d developed with Shiv and Roman this season ... Roman — WINNER. This may be a controversial take, but out of the Roy sibs in the running to take over the company, Roman got out the cleanest.

Private Paradise—17th Century Inspired Roman Villa in Paradise Valley to Auction via Sotheby’s Concierge Auctions

The Associated Press 29 May 2023
Paul Getty’s Roman 17th-century villa, La Posta Vecchia ... Additional features include Venetian plaster walls, book-matched marble finishes, nine-foot beamed ceilings, multiple fireplaces, and custom millwork highlighting the inspiration captured from the Roman Getty Villa by ...

Which ancient treasures have been found near YOUR house? Fascinating map reveals the locations of ...

The Daily Mail 26 May 2023
With a particular focus on Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, the sites that feature on include the Roman villa at Lullingstone, Kent, which dates back to around AD75 and features' rich mosaic tiled floors' and a burial chamber ... Above is the information that appears for the Roman villa at Lullingstone, Kent.

Archaeologists excavate Kom el-Dikka in Alexandria

Heritage Daily 22 May 2023
By the time of Augustus during the Roman period, the city grid encompassed an area of 10 km2 (3.9 sq mi), and the total population was around 500,000–600,000 ... It provides large amounts of evidence of urban life in Roman Egypt, including early villas and their mosaics, and late Roman public works.

Experiencing history, landscapes and food in Italy's Campania - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 21 May 2023
The volcanic effects of the area led some of what was Roman-era land to be submerged under the sea, leading to the area becoming the only underwater archaeological park in the world. For 24 euros a person, you can take a glass-bottomed boat out onto the water as a diver shows you the now-underwater mosaics that used to be the floors of Roman villas.

Private Paradise-17Th Century Inspired Roman Villa In Paradise Valley To Auction Via Sotheby's Concierge Auctions

MENA FN 19 May 2023
(MENAFN - EIN Presswire) Gated property in Paradise Valley Hand-tiled saltwater swimming pool Exquisite, imported materials and artisan details La Posta Vecchia-inspired estate with two ... .

Explore the opulence of Rome with a Germanic getaway at Villa Borg

Stars and Stripes 18 May 2023
Guests dine at the Villa Borg Tavern on the grounds of the restored Roman villa in Borg, Germany, May 2, 2023 ... The private rooms at the reconstructed Roman Villa Borg featured a floor heating system, or hypocaust, which used hot air from a furnace to heat the floor, making ancient Roman settlers feel at home in the cold weather of Germania.

Nearly 2,000-year-old Roman villa — with private pool — unearthed from French cemetery

The Tribune San Luis Obispo 17 May 2023
Lighthearted sounds of conversations once rose over the echoing water of the private pool room in an ancient Roman villa. That is, until the villa’s once-grand spaces began to quiet ... .

Pompeii's victims weren't just killed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius! People also died in ...

The Daily Mail 16 May 2023
The partial skeletons were found during excavation of an elegant villa on the outskirts of the ancient Roman city ... The excavation of Pompeii, the industrial hub of the region and Herculaneum, a small beach resort, has given unparalleled insight into Roman life ... ancient Roman times.

The largest villa in Mustique could be yours

The Times/The Sunday Times 13 May 2023
Some of these villas are available to rent, some are not ... It was they who conceived the Terraces, lopping off the top of a mountain for their marble-colonnaded reverie, a sort of Getty Villa meets the Hamptons ... The famous bacchanals of the Princess Margaret era, rum-fuelled fancy dress parties, still rumble on — and not only in the private villas.

Stunning mosaic of Trojan hero Aeneas unearthed in Turkey

Sott 12 May 2023
The mosaic was discovered when the excavation of foundations at a construction site revealed the remains of a Roman villa in the city of Osmaniye ... to have adorned the floor of a villa from that period.

The Influence of English Medieval Gardens

North Forty News 12 May 2023
and within the walls of the monastery were the monks’ gardens.  A large percentage of the monasteries in the Middle Ages were Roman villas before they were converted into places of worship.  Romans adapted the enclosed courtyard garden and brought the style with them when they came to the British Isles.

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