Romans are gathering at Eboracum...

Yes, it’s the time of year the Romans invade York. Along with the governor of Britannia and the mighty marching men of six legions (escaping from their humdrum 21st century lives) come a load of riff-raff and camp followers including a bunch of scribblers.

But the good news is that these are seven of […]

INCEPTIO goes on a blog tour in its new clothes!

INCEPTIO went off on a blog tour last week in its new cover and attracted a lot of attention as well as some detailed and thoughtful reviews. It’s such a pleasure opening the world of Roma Nova to new readers!

Do have a look at these bloggers – they are dedicated, probably voracious, readers […]

Ostia Antica and its importance in Roman sea trading

The Romans were organised, truly organised in complex ways not seen again until at least the 18th and 19th centuries. Trade was vital to Ancient Rome. The empire cost a vast sum of money to run and trade brought in much of that money. The population of the city of Rome grew to over one […]