The Full Glory of a Golden Rome...
The Piazza Navona Vesta's Temple During the late nineteenth century, as in every previous age, Rome was the world's most famous city. Young noblemen would make Rome the high point of their ‘Grand Tour’, which aimed at immersing themselves in the classical culture that inspired their education.
Incredible! A Glimpse Into What Ancient Rome Looked Like
Touring the ruins of the city of Rome, I cannot help but wish to get a glimpse of what Ancient Rome must have looked like in all its splendor.
Trivia Quiz: 12 Questions About Ancient Rome!
Let's see how well you know of the glory that was Rome. By legend, who are the two brothers that founded Rome? Asterix and Obelix Karius and Bactus Romulus and Remus Augustus and Julius Who of the next people did NOT have conflict with Rome?
Tour Rome's Museums Without Even Leaving Your Front Door
I have just come across the most superb interactive guide to the museums that Rome, Italy has to offer. This guide to 10 amazing museums in Rome has had me experiencing the great city as if I were there in the flesh; and now I invite you to take the same enchanting tour as me!
This Is What the City of Rome Looked Like 1700 Years Ago
The plaster model is a 1:250 scale facsimile of the imperial city of Rome circa 306-337 AD, at which point the city had reached its largest dimensions.
Movie Review: To Rome With Love
This June sees the opening of 'To Rome With Love.' Continuing his love of beautiful cities, Woody Allen's next film is in one of the most breathtaking of all cities, Rome, where he directed 'To Rome With Love'.
This Is How 11 Ancient Roman Ruins Looked Like In the Past
Ancient Rome is the birthplace of modern Western culture. One of the greatest accomplishments of this ancient civilization is its splendid architecture, the likes of which is difficult to see in any other corner of the Earth.
15 Colossal Buildings Built by Ancients That Still Stand
Basilica of Santa Sabina, Rome, Italy - 432AD source This basilica has remained unchanged ever since it was constructed some 16 centuries ago. It is the oldest extant Roman basilica in the city of Rome. 5.
10 Exquisite Libraries You Must See to Believe
Here are 10 of the most dazzling libraries you will ever see, part of Bohbot's “House of Books” series: 1) Bibliothèque du Sénat, Paris 2) Boston Public Library, Boston 3) Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris 4) Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de la Sorbonne, Paris 5) Biblioteca Vallicelliana, Rome
1300 Years of Medical Nonsense, All Because of This Man
The Four Humor Theory and the Man Behind It science, history, humor, mistake, medicine, Greece, Rome, anatomy, nonsense For 1300 years, doctors assumed the body is regulated by four bodily fluids. Who came up with the idea?
The Visionary Art and Turbulent Life of Caravaggio
During this time, he executed a number of private commissions and started painting Biblical subjects, the most profitable genre in the strictly Catholic Rome.
Why Do the Days of the Week Have Such Strange Names?
As in many other things, it all begins in Rome. The Romans were great fans of giving fancy names to everything, and the more, the merrier.
See the History of Paris Unfold Before You in Gorgeous 3D
The Evolution of the City of Paris in 3D Animation video, 3d, architecture, France, Paris, evolution, Rome, medieval, Roman, Napoleon, Notre Dame, Louvre Paris wasn't always the City of Lights. It started off as a quaint trading post. Watch its amazing evolution here.
This Joke Starts With 2 Roman Beggars
Two beggars were sitting side by side on a street in Rome, Italy. One had a Cross in front of him; the other one was holding the Star of David. Many people went by, looked at both beggars, but only put money into the hat of the beggar sitting behind the Cross. The Pope came by.
How to Make Real Fettuccine Alfredo and Penne Arrabiata
For your convenience, we’ve curated two of the most unique and popular pasta sauce recipes to delight the palate all the way from Rome.
History Quiz: Are These Facts, Legends or Myths?
Myth History Legend Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome, were raised by a wolf. Romulus and Remus were the main characters of Rome's founding myth. History Myth Legend Time to Get Your Facts Right... Share Result Oh dear!
Macedonian 3D Artist Puts a Modern Twist on Mythology
Goddess of Death, Rebirth and the Changing of the Seasons View this post on Instagram A post shared by Oliver Ler Marinkoski (@olivermarinkoski) on Sep 4, 2018 at 6:00am PDT Stunning 3D Models of Ancient Gods with a Modern Twist artist, history, 3d, sculpture, classical, myth, Greece, modern art, Rome
Discover the Ancient Italian City Where Time Stood Still
The second oldest amphitheater is the Colosseum in Rome, built nearly a century later. The place was known as the “ Spectacula ”, since the word for amphitheater ( amphithehatrum ) did not yet exist.
Intriguing Facts About Being An Audience at The Colosseum
Imagine how it would feel if you were suddenly transported to Ancient Rome, straight onto one of the stands in the great Colosseum? This Grand amphitheater was witness to some riveting sports and entertainment activities that enthralled the spectators.
These Ancient Roman Buildings Amaze Architects to This Day
The architects of Ancient Greece and Rome laid the groundwork for modern city building, devising such key concepts as the arch, the column, and they even invented concrete. Just think about it, some of the roads they built two thousand years ago are still used as such to this day!
A Yacht Fit for a King!
All in all, no king, president, or emperor of Rome would feel inadequate in this gorgeous vessel! Submitted by: Jonas L. A Yacht Fit for a King! amazing, photos, vehicle, yacht, Vessel All in all, no king, president, or emperor of Rome would feel inadequate in this gorgeous vessel!
Discover the Beauty of Italy with These Stunning Photos
Last year, Davide Sasso traveled the length and breadth of Italy, visiting some of its most beautiful places such as Rome, Venice, Florence, and the Dolomites.
Only Michelangelo Can Turn Marble into a Masterpiece
Peter's Basilica, Rome (By Stanislav Traykov, Wikimedia Commons ) 6. The Tomb of Pope Julius II (with Moses in the center), now in the San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome (By Jörg Bittner Unna, Wikimedia Commons ) 7.
Can You Correctly Answer All of These Trick Questions?
Which city is farther north: New York or Rome? Sunny Rome is at 41.9 degrees north, whereas chilly New York stands at 40.9. Rome New York Which company produces the most amount of tires (tyres) in the world? Apparently, LEGO produces 318 million LEGO tires a year (a Guinness world record).