Tag Archives: Porta Maggiore

The Tomb of Eurysaces – the man who made his fortune by baking bread

I’m a huge fan of the Tomb of Eurysaces. I first encountered it in books as a classical archaeology student, when I studied it in some depth and it became one of the topics I felt most at ease answering … Continue reading

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BSR Summer School day 8 – the Via Appia

10/8/08 – 4pm Perhaps the first thing to note today is that the world has not ended (*touches wood*).  The Swiss are apparently recreating the Big Bang with a particle accelerator, which apparently carries with it the tiny chance that … Continue reading

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