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12 of Britain’s best archaeology sites, events and family activity days

The Observer 25 Feb 2024
Life in the Roman Army exhibition at the British Museum in London (until 23 June) ... Eboracum to the Romans, ... Saxon battles and Viking meeting places, medieval royal hunting grounds and Roman villas.

‘A Neolithic miracle’: readers’ favourite ancient UK sites

The Observer 23 Feb 2024
Explore the Peak District’s ‘hermit’s cave’ ... It’s a beautiful place with a magical feel ... Only four stones remain ... Photograph ... Show ... - ... Yet ... Move on to the remarkable remains of a Roman villa, overlooking the River Evenlode at North Leigh, a 15-minute drive.

‘You can stare at a cow you will soon eat’: The Newt, Hadspen, reviewed

The Spectator 22 Feb 2024
... and outdoor pools, a chicken playground – the publicity material has a photograph of a chicken sitting in a suspended chair looking sullen, a cider press and a full-size reproduction of a Roman villa.

REVEALED: Manchester United have the WORST net spend of any major club in the last ...

The Daily Mail 22 Feb 2024
11) Aston Villa - £436m ... They also beat out Man United for the highest net spend over the last five years, sending £669m down the drain in the final years of the Roman Abramovich era and the opening chaos under Todd Boehly.

Thanks to Machine Learning, Scientist Finally Recover Text From The Charred Scrolls of Vesuvius

Slashdot 19 Feb 2024
A worldwide competition to decipher the charred texts of the Villa of Papyri — an ancient Roman mansion destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius — has revealed a timeless infatuation ...

It’s now or never to save Mavisbank mansion from crumbling away

The Times/The Sunday Times 19 Feb 2024
Mavisbank, a historic country house south of Edinburgh, just missed out on millions of funding in 2003 ... The 18th-century house was a stunning and early example of the Roman-style villa which became wildly popular in Britain ... Sponsored ... COMMENT ... ... .

The Stunning Trojan War Mosaic Found in England

Greek Reporter 18 Feb 2024
John Thomas, of the University of Leicester, told the Press Association that it was “the most exciting Roman mosaic discovery in the UK in the last century” and a “very well-preserved example of a villa in its entirety.”.

Ancient Eleutherna on Crete Reveals Story of the Dawn of Greek Civilization

Greek Reporter 18 Feb 2024
Credit. Ministry of Culture ... With the Roman conquest of Crete in 68/67 BC, luxurious villas, baths, and other public buildings demonstrate that Eleutherna was a prosperous center through the Imperial period, until the catastrophic earthquake of 365 AD.

15 cheap rainy day things to do in Southern California

Redlands Daily Facts 17 Feb 2024
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles Admission to the Getty Villa Museum in Pacific Palisades is free but timed admission tickets must be obtained online before visiting ... Getty Villa Museum.

AI will let us read ‘lost’ ancient works in the library at Herculaneum for the ...

The Conversation 16 Feb 2024
What these peasants had found turned out to be a huge building from the ancient Roman age, when the town was known as Herculaneum ... For this reason, the building is now known as the Villa dei Papiri .

AI will let us read 'lost' ancient works in the library at Herculaneum for the ...

Phys Dot Org 16 Feb 2024
What these peasants had found turned out to be a huge building from the ancient Roman age, when the town was known as Herculaneum ... For this reason, the building is now known as the Villa dei Papiri.

Newly Discovered Ancient Roman Villa May Have Been the Home of Pliny the Elder (artnet AG)

Public Technologies 14 Feb 2024
Now, researchers have discovered the remains of a sizable Roman villa that may have been associated with the great polymath ... Experts say that the villa may have been more than 300 feet long ... Remains of the villa in Miseno.

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The Daily Mail 12 Feb 2024
Built in the classic Roman style, the villa's terracotta walls and interior splashes of gold recall the glamour and luxury of old Rome ... Roman romance. Villa Agrippina Gran Meliá offers a lush escape from the buzz of the city.

Divers recover ancient artifact in famous sea cave on Italian coastline, photos show

The Miami Herald 12 Feb 2024
While exploring the waters along the Italian coastline, divers recovered part of a statue that may have adorned a Roman emperor’s villa. The fragment — a hunk of nondescript marble ... .

Submerged architectural element found in Blue Grotto

Heritage Daily 11 Feb 2024
The nymphaeum is also linked with the Villa di Gradola, situated directly above the Blue Grotto. This villa is believed to be one of the twelve villas of Tiberius on the island, as documented by the Roman historian Tacitus.

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