January 2016

Archaeological Diggings

January 2016 Issue | Vol 23 No 1

Articles in This Issue:

Darius I and the Genesis of a War
Darius I and the Genesis of a War
A look at the personalities an d politics behind a clash of ancient cultures
Nerva: Rome's "Good" Emperor
Nerva: Rome's "Good" Emperor
His reign was short lived, yet pivotal, for the future of the Roman empire. This article explores the rise to fame of the ruler hailed as the first of the “Five Good Emperors.”
ISIS and the Terrorists of the Ancient World
ISIS and the Terrorists of the Ancient World
A word from Archaeological Diggings editor, Gary Webster
The Archaeologist: Giovanni de Rossi
The Archaeologist: Giovanni de Rossi
As a nineteenth century archaeologist, the Italian Giovanni Battista de Rossi was a trail-blazer.
Terrorists of the Ancient World
Terrorists of the Ancient World
What do ISIS—or IS and DAISH, as they are variously referred to—and the ancient Assyrians have in common? And what warnings do they herald for our contemporary world?
Underground Jerusalem
Underground Jerusalem
Jerusalem is an inexhaustible mine of archaeological wealth. Now some of the recovered treasure is revealed
Aussies Abroad Uncover Buried Treasure
Aussies Abroad Uncover Buried Treasure
A Sydney university team uses hi-tech tools to uncover the past
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