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archaicwonder:

Ravenglass Roman Baths
Also known as Walls Castle, these ruins are what’s left of an ancient Roman bath house in Cumbria built near a 2nd century Roman fort and naval base known to the Romans as Glannoventa.

archaicwonder:

Ravenglass Roman Baths

Also known as Walls Castle, these ruins are what’s left of an ancient Roman bath house in Cumbria built near a 2nd century Roman fort and naval base known to the Romans as Glannoventa.

(via c-aesarion)

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#ancient  #ruins  #Roman  #baths 
theglitterfiend:

Ruins at Hadrian’s Villa, outside of Rome.

theglitterfiend:

Ruins at Hadrian’s Villa, outside of Rome.

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#ancient  #Rome  #ruins  #Roman  #hadrian's villa 
Lead in 'tap-water' in ancient Rome up to 100 times more than local spring waters →

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A team of researchers with members from France, Great Britain and the U.S. has found that lead concentrations in drinking water in Rome, during the height of the Roman Empire were 100 times that of local spring waters. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of…

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#archaeology  #aqueduct  #lead  #drinking water  #ancient Rome  #archaelogical news 

arjuna-vallabha:

Temple of Fortuna Augustus and temple of Júpiter, Pompeii

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Roman baths of Arykanda (Turkey)
Source: Getüm [CC-BY-SA-2.0-de (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/de/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

Roman baths of Arykanda (Turkey)

Source: Getüm [CC-BY-SA-2.0-de (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/de/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

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Augustus rules again as Rome acts to restore lost mausoleum →

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He was Rome’s first emperor, the founder of a world-dominating imperial dynasty, and a builder of roads and stunning temples who brought peace to a far-flung empire; a man so powerful the Roman senate named a month after him. Now, on the 2,000th anniversary of the…

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Roman Imperial Port Facilities Emerge Under Archaeological Investigation →

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Known as Vada Volaterrana, it has been identified as a key port system located in present-day Tuscany, Italy, used anciently by the Romans of the city of Volaterrae (today’s Volterra) for the import and export of trade goods throughout the Mediterranean. The main…

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issahessa:

The narrow streets of Pompeii…

issahessa:

The narrow streets of Pompeii…

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Caesar’s forum, Rome
July 2012

Caesar’s forum, Rome

July 2012

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