- The Phoenix Project considers examples of regeneration and restoration from ancient history. The fundamental premise here is that ancient efforts to establish order out of disorder offer parallels still useful to any contemporary society in, or emerging from, serious crisis.
Tag Archives: Sack of Rome
It took a bit of digging (appropriately enough), but we found this BBC page that reviews work by Prof. David Soren (University of Arizona). Assessing remarkable remains from the large children’s cemetery found at Lugnano, Soren considers the impact a deadly epidemic might have had on the Eternal city as … Continue reading
A nice piece by Richard Cavendish on Alaric’s assault on Rome, from History Today (2010) – highlighting Prof. Peter Heather’s point that this attack ‘one of the most civilised sacks of any city ever witnessed’.