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25
Jan
2021
Posted in Places of Rome Rome

Wonders of Rome: The Sundial of S. Maria degli Angeli

The Basilica of S. Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri is the church born, inside the Baths…

13
Jan
2021
Posted in Places of Rome Rome

Places of Rome: Campo de’ Fiori

Campo de’ Fiori is a square in the historic center of Rome a few meters from Piazza…

05
Jan
2021
Posted in Ancient Rome Monuments Places of Rome

The imperial residences. Villa Adriana

Archaeological evidence of the greatness of the Roman Empire, Hadrian’s Villa is located near Tivoli , about…

05
Jan
2021
Posted in Ancient Rome Places of Rome Rome

The Tiber: the river of Rome

With its 405 km, the Tiber is the third longest river in Italy (after the Po and…

05
Jan
2021
Posted in Ancient Rome Places of Rome Rome

Wonders of Rome: The Imperial Forums (Part 1)

The Imperial Forums are a series of monumental squares adjacent to the Roman Forum, built, during the…

08
Dec
2020
Posted in Rome

The Roman Forum (part. 3): The basilicas

The word Basilica was imported from Catholicism to indicate the largest and most important buildings of worship…

01
Dec
2020
Posted in Rome The Colosseum

The Colosseum: stories and legends

The original name of the Colosseum is Flavian Amphitheater , as it was built and inaugurated by…

29
Nov
2020
Posted in Rome The Colosseum

Close to the Colosseum: the Arch of Constantine

High more than twenty meters, the Arch of Constantine is one of the three surviving triumphal arches…

24
Nov
2020
Posted in Rome

Wonders of Rome: The Roman Forum (part 2.)

Looking at the Roman Forum from the terrace of the Campidoglio, in addition to the temple of…

24
Nov
2020
Posted in Rome The Colosseum

The Colosseum: numbers and records

The Colosseum is the largest amphitheater around the world capable of hosting up to 50,000 spectators. Elliptical…