Constantine, The City of Bridges

Constantine, the city of bridges has been occupied at various times by the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Ottomans and French

Buddhism along the Silk Road

The ‘Silk Road’, coined by 19th century German explorer Ferdinand von Richthofen (uncle of famed WWI fighter Ace ‘The Red Baron’) is something …

Dr Christopher Gribbin on Emperor Diocletian

Dr Christopher Gribbin, ASA Tour Leader & Honorary Fellow at the University of Melbourne joins the ‘When in Rome’ Podcast …

The Mycenaean site of Pylos

“No one can match the honours dealt a king.” King Nestor of Pylos, Iliad, Book I. First excavated by American …

The Gold Coin Hoard found in Caesarea

Does the Gold Coin Hoard of Caesarea put Al-Hakim the “ Mad Caliph” back on centre stage?

Archaeologist Iain Shearer discusses cultural heritage and looting

Iain Shearer discusses how complicated the issues around cultural heritage and looting are in countries embroiled in civil conflict.   …