- Dr Tamara Lewit
Honorary Fellow, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne; Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, London
Happy ancient Roman Mother’s Day
No breakfast in bed and a bouquet, on ancient Roman Mother’s Day, women served their slaves, says University of Melbourne historian and archaeologist.
All rivers lead to Rome
University of Melbourne research has unearthed the somewhat forgotten role of rivers as the trade arteries of the ancient Roman Empire
What was it like to be a child in the Roman Empire?
In researching a new children’s novel set in Ancient Roman times, a University of Melbourne archaeologist found herself hunting answers to unusual questions
A pressing matter: Ancient Roman food technology
University of Melbourne researcher finds Ancient Roman text has long been misinterpreted, shedding new light on how oil and wine press technology developed