Emperor Valentinian II Valentinian II was born in 371, the son of Emperor Valentinian I and his second wife Justina…
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Emperor Honorius Honorius was the second son of Theodosius the Great and Aelia Flavia Flaccilla and was born in 383…
Emperor Arcadius Arcadius was born in 377, the son of Theodosius I and Aelia Flavia Flaccilla. His father elevated him..
A skull resides in a glass reliquary in the Basilica of Santa Maria, a small church in Rome, surrounded by..
Constans and Constantius II Constans was born in about 320, the son of Constantine and Fausta. He was educated at..
The Famous and Infamous Rulers of Rome series explores the most famous – and infamous – dictators, leaders and emperors..
In the center of Rome’s bustling Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, the remains of an old villa reveal the Porta Alchemica, or..
Alba Fucens, an ancient Roman city at the base of Monte Velino in Abruzzo, is an archaeological jewel. The ruins..
The difficult task of cleaning Rome’s hundreds of fountains may become a bit easier. The Vatican has proposed using a..
Rome’s St. Peter’s Basilica and Milan’s Duomo have both been ranked among the world’s ten most spectacular landmarks. St. Peter’s..