A rare Second Century silver Roman ring has been discovered by a metal detectorist in a farmer’s field near Alford, a treasure inquest heard. The ring, which has been reworked from a silver denarius coin featuring an image of the Roman Emperor Julia... [continue reading]
Posted by archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com on March 5, 2012, 08:00.
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Prior to the birth of the Roman Empire in the latter part of the first century BCE, there had existed many empires among these were the Assyrian, the Babylonian, the Persian, and the Macedonian. All of these had great leaders such as Cyrus, Darius, Xerxes, and, of course, Alexander the Great. Yet, history tells us these great men were all called kings... [continue reading]