Magazine article History Today

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Magazine article History Today

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A lost section of Hadrian's Wall has been uncovered during the construction of a new leisure complex in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Much of the eastern portion of the wall was destroyed during the city's developments, and excavations at the 2 metre stretch will help to better understand this section. (November 2nd)

The remains of Ethiopia's last emperor were finally laid to rest in a state ceremony, twenty-six years after his death. Rastafarians, who believe that Haile Selassie is a deity, continue to dispute the circumstances of his death. A delegation from Trinidad and Tobago attended the ceremony in Addis Ababa, at which the body, exhumed in 1992, was reburied. (November 5th)

2,000 year-old frescoes have been uncovered at Pompeii in what experts say may have been a luxury hotel with a thermal complex. The paintings, including an image of Calliope, the Greek muse of epic poetry and Urania, muse of astronomy, are on the walls of the building outside the city walls. …

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