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Free Archaeology & Ancient History Online Courses for 2017

If you’ve always wanted to study archaeology or ancient history but have had to set aside those dreams due to a lack of finances, time, or suitable classes in your area, web-based MOOCs, or massive open online courses, may be just the thing for you. MOOCs have helped transform education in recent years, making it easier (and cheaper) for people across the world to enrol on a wide range of academic or professional courses offered by some the world’s leading universities and E-learning ... [Continue Reading]

January 3, 2017 // 1 Comment

Photo Gallery: The Colosseum, Rome

Last year, I visited Rome and spent a few days following in Lara’s footsteps, exploring some of the “Eternal City’s” ancient wonders and archaeological ruins. Readers may recall I posted a gallery of photos of Trajan’s Market, one of the places Ms Croft visits in Tomb Raider Chronicles. This time, I thought I’d share some photos I took at one of Rome’s most popular tourist attractions, the Colosseum. The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian ... [Continue Reading]

March 16, 2014 // 8 Comments

Photo Gallery: Trajan’s Market, Rome

Some of you may recall that I visited Rome, “The Eternal City”, in mid November. I’ve finally gotten round to sorting through my holiday photos so I thought I’d share some of the photos I took at Trajan’s Market. Tomb Raider fans will probably recognise the name as it was one of the places Lara Croft visits in the 2000 game Tomb Raider Chronicles. I plan to write about Trajan’s Market in greater depth in an upcoming edition of Lara’s Travels, so keep an ... [Continue Reading]

December 8, 2013 // 6 Comments