The archaeological site of Thugga (modern-day Dougga) is located in the North-west region of Tunisia, dominating the fertile valley of Oued Khalled. Before the Roman annexation of Numidia, the town of Thugga was the capital of an important Libyco-Punic state. It flourished under Roman rule but declined during the Byzantine and Islamic periods. The impressive […]Thugga (Dougga) — following hadrian photography
A North East trust based at UNESCO World Heritage site, Hadrian’s Wall, has secured its future and the potential to make new discoveries across two Roman sites. Source: Vindolanda Trust secures £300,000 to safeguard future of Roman sites – North East Times
This post is mostly a photographic presentation of monuments from Pompeii, Italy.
Pompeii was a large Roman city in the Italian region of Campania which was destroyed, together with Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis and other communities, by the violent eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Buried for centuries beneath tons of volcanic ash and debris, Pompeii was finally re-discovered late in the 16th century, offering an invaluable insight […]
über 3.2.3. Roman temples
Das „Kapitol“ Konstantinopels bestand aus dem Palast, der Kirche Hagia Sophia, der Apostelkirche, einem Senatsgebäude und dem Hippodrom, der Pferderennbahn, und war das Zentrum der neuen Stadt. Die Hauptelemente des Hippodroms, der Pferderennbahn, gehen bereits auf Septimius Severus zurück. Später wurde das Hippodrom allerdings stark vergrößert. Gegenüber der Pferderennbahn stehen der Palast und die Hagia […]
As an ancient city devoted to Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodisias is one of the most important archaeological sites of the Greek and Roman periods in Turkey Source: Turkey in world heritage: Aphrodisias, the ancient city of love