Saturday, 14.12.2019

Tag: Roman Empire

A Tale of Two Empires: Rome and Persia

The exhibition ‘A Tale of Two Empires’ explores the ancient superpowers of Rome and Persia through the Barber’s extensive Late Roman coin collection and its Sasanian cache. Dr Maria Vrij, coin curator at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, introduces the exhibition.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in Rome’s mint ...

Art and Identity in the Ancient Middle East

The new exhibition “The World between Empires” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art looks at the diverse history of cities and people in the ancient Middle East. Also, the sequence of the many rulers in that region is illustrated by a large choice of coins.
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