September 16, 2011

Huge Gladiator School Unearthed in Austria

Traci Watson, National Geographic

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Archaeologists working outside Vienna, Austria, have discovered the remains of a huge school for ancient Roman gladiators—a complex so extensive that it rivals the training grounds outside Rome's Colosseum.

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TAGGED: Roman Empire, Gladiators, Archaeological Site


October 2, 2013
Ancient Kingdom Found Beneath Mound in Iraq
Owen Jarus, Live Science
In the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq archaeologists have discovered an ancient city called Idu, hidden beneath a mound. Cuneiform inscriptions and works of art reveal the palaces that flourished in the city throughout its... more ››