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?
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.
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!
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'.
Take a Midday Stroll Through Ancient Rome!
What was it like to be a citizen of Ancient Rome and walk between the columns of the Pantheon? Luckily for us, this extremely detailed digital reconstruction offers us all a unique glimpse of everyday life in Ancient Rome, focusing on the key architectural landmarks of the magnificent city.
Meet Every Known Type of Gladiator from Ancient Rome
We’ve all heard or read stories about the gladiators of Ancient Rome. But did you know that each of these gladiators used unique equipment based on their fighting style?
QUIZ: What Would Be Your Job in Ancient Rome?
Content QUIZ: What Would Be Your Job in Ancient Rome? quiz If you lived back then, what career would you have had? Take our quiz to find out!
10 Truly Bizarre Facts About Life in Ancient Rome
We associate Ancient Rome with its many pivotal achievements - democracy, city-building, philosophy, and art.
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.
Full Documentary: The Fascinating History of the Dark Ages
This fascinating documentary sheds some light on how Rome fell, and what the Dark Ages actually consisted of.
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
The Roman Emperor Aurelian: Restorer of the World
He was an influential figure in ancient Rome who came to be known as the “Restorer of the World”. Despite that, his name isn’t recalled as often as it should be. Learn more about one of the most underrated emperors in ancient history who deserves more recognition.
7 Must-Read Books That Will Get You Interested in History
A History of Ancient Rome Author: Mary Beard Year: 2015 What’s it about? Ancient Rome fascinates all of us. "A History of Ancient Rome" provides a fresh and clear perspective on ancient Rome. Unlike many other books on the subject, however, Mary Beard focuses on how Rome grew, not why it collapsed.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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!
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.