For Our Neighbors to the North: ‘A Mini-Colosseum’

To read more on the discovery of this small amphitheater at Portus, just north of Ostia, click on the link to a video at CNN.  Kudos to our friends at the British School of Rome who have been researching at there.

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About Prof. Douglas Boin

Douglas Ryan Boin is an Assistant Professor of Ancient and Late Antique History at Saint Louis University. From 2010-2013 he was a professor in the Department of Classics at Georgetown University. He has published on aspects of the Late Antique Mediterranean, focusing on the construction of "pagan-Christian" narratives, the history of synagogue and church architecture, and the importance of Augustine in sixth and seventh-century Ostia and Rome.

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