Ancient Rome

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 09/16/2021 - 03:11
The remains of an ancient Roman road and dock have been discovered at the bottom of the Venice lagoon. The discovery is important because it suggests that…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/25/2021 - 04:47
With a year’s delay due to the pandemic, the Domus Aurea, emperor Nero’s opulent residence in the heart of ancient Rome, reopens with an exceptional immersive…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 06/01/2021 - 12:57
It’s the ultimate collection of Greek-Roman classical sculpture: the Torlonia Collection in Rome is considered the most prestigious private collection of…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/01/2021 - 12:27
You have probably never heard of Lavinio, yet this holiday resort on the outskirts of Rome has been a VIP destination for centuries. Indeed, in the golden days…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/25/2021 - 06:40
A lost mosaic belonging to Roman emperor Caligula has been unveiled and put on display at the Italian museum in Nemi, Lazio, where it was supposedly kept…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/10/2021 - 03:24
The burial place of Emperor Octavian Augustus, the first Roman emperor whose mausoleum is a symbol of the architectural magnificence of ancient Rome, has…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:00
In a far distant past, Aosta was known as Augusta Praetoria Salassorum. Founded by the Romans in 25 BC, Aosta is the second Italian city with the largest…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 10/23/2020 - 00:00
The Roman Forum was for centuries the center of Rome’s public life. All important social and political events took place here, from elections to public…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 09/04/2020 - 00:00
There are places in Italy that resemble or remind of world-famous locations around the world. Let’s look at four of them.  The Marmore Waterfalls, Umbria…
Culture
by Georgette Jupe | Tue, 04/21/2020 - 00:15
Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning. — Giotto di Bondone Without a doubt, the city of Rome, also known as the 'Eternal…