HISTORY, DISCOVERY, TRAVEL:
ROME AND BEYOND

Exploration and Storytelling with Archaeologist Darius Arya

Darius Arya is an archaeologist, public historian, author, social media influencer, and TV host based in Rome, Italy. He works around the globe, with a focus on Rome and the Roman Empire. He directs educational programs, leads lecture series and heritage preservation initiatives, specialized tours, and features in or hosts TV shows for US, Italy, and other European programs.

Darius announces the publication of his new book, Roma Antica (Feb 2022 – Le Immagini Raccontano).

IN BOOKSTORES NOW

A love letter on the incredible story of Rome from it foundation to today as shown through 30 objects and monuments. Darius brings Rome and its history to life sharing hidden details and bringing in his own personal stories. Published by Rizzoli.

Una lettera d’amore sull’incredibile storia di Roma dalla fondazione ad oggi attraverso 30 oggetti e monumenti. Dario dà vita a Roma e alla sua storia condividendo dettagli nascosti e portando le sue storie personali. (Rizzoli).

Available on Amazon.it
IN BOOKSTORES NOW
A love letter on the incredible story of Rome from it foundation to today as shown through 30 objects and monuments. Darius brings Rome and its history to life sharing hidden details and bringing in his own personal stories. Published by Rizzoli.
Una lettera d’amore sull’incredibile storia di Roma dalla fondazione ad oggi attraverso 30 oggetti e monumenti. Dario dà vita a Roma e alla sua storia condividendo dettagli nascosti e portando le sue storie personali. (Rizzoli).
Available on Amazon.it

DARIUS ARYA LIVES ANCIENT HISTORY EVERY DAY

A Ph.D. archaeologist and historian, Darius Arya has led excavations (Rome, Ostia Antica) and taught university programs in Italy for over 17 years. He’s a Fulbright scholar, fellow of the American Academy in Rome, and guest scholar of Getty Conservation Institute. He directs the American Institute for Roman Culture and its online learning platform Ancient Rome Live.

Darius has rappelled down caverns, explored underground churches, wells and lost temples. He’s crawled through some of the world’s oldest ancient sewers in his quest for history, discovery, and answering questions about the past.

He’s appeared as an expert or tv host for 15 years on History, National Geographic, Discovery. Smithsonian, PBS, Italy’s Rai5, and more. He’s also regularly featured as an expert on BBC4 Radio, CBS Sunday Morning, and CNN. Darius is one of the few American Ph.D. archaeology experts on TV today, creating consistently accessible, engaging conversations, matched by his daily social media work on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube.

Darius works with international organizations such as Getty Museum, Getty Conservation Institute, Italian superintendencies and museums, Italian Ministry of Culture, Museum Week, ICOMOS, and a number of corporate brands.

DARIUS ARYA LIVES ANCIENT HISTORY EVERY DAY

A Ph.D. archaeologist and historian, Darius Arya has led excavations (Rome, Ostia Antica) and taught university programs in Italy for over 17 years. He’s a Fulbright scholar, fellow of the American Academy in Rome, and guest scholar of Getty Conservation Institute. He directs the American Institute for Roman Culture and its online learning platform Ancient Rome Live.

Darius has rappelled down caverns, explored underground churches, wells and lost temples. He’s crawled through some of the world’s oldest ancient sewers in his quest for history, discovery, and answering questions about the past.

 He’s appeared as an expert or tv host for 15 years on History, National Geographic, Discovery. Smithsonian, PBS, Italy’s Rai5, and more. He’s also regularly featured as an expert on BBC4 Radio, CBS Sunday Morning, and CNN. Darius is one of the few American Ph.D. archaeology experts on TV today, creating consistently accessible, engaging conversations, matched by his daily social media work on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube.

Darius works with international organizations such as Getty Museum, Getty Conservation Institute, Italian superintendencies and museums, Italian Ministry of Culture, Museum Week, ICOMOS, and a number of corporate brands.

WATCH

Get info on where you can watch Darius, from his YouTube channel to his work on Ancient Rome Live and even his private reel videos.

LISTEN

Check out the Rome & Empire with Darius Arya Digs Podcast.

ENGAGE

Stay up to date on Darius’ activities here, including: lectures, TV shows, interviews, social platforms and more!

TOUR

Learn more about live or tech-assisted tours of Rome and throughout the Mediterranean, including private, group, school and corporate tours.