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Rome, ISIS and Peace

Rome, ISIS and Peace Rome’s archaeological authority will be restoring the Temple of Peace in the Roman Forum. The intentions for this are not limited to historical or archaeological interests but are about bringing attention to a reality so lacking … Continue reading

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Control Of Powerful Over The Weak

Everyone knows that you need to have money to make money.  No large surprises therefore in learning that the richest people of the world are growing much richer, whereas the poor appear to be getting poorer in purchasing power.  The … Continue reading

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Restoration of Piramide

Those who have read Egyptian Rome: The Obelisks are already aware of the links between Rome and the ancient Egyptian Empire.  Perhaps the strangest of these however is the Pyramid located in Testaccio at the metro underground station on the … Continue reading

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Villa Celimontana Restoration

The popular park of Villa Celimontana has undergone extensive restoration as part of the city’s plan to restore many of the Eternal City’s monuments and places of interest, and has recently reopened after being closed since April 2013.   The … Continue reading

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Rome Is Pop – What To See In Rome!

According to data compiled by leading hotel reservation company, Hotels.com, Rome was the most popular Italian city for foreign tourists in the first half of 2014, with Venice coming in second.   Of course this is no great surprise given … Continue reading

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Ostia Antica More Important Than Pompei

Derived from the old Latin word for mouth (os), Ostia Antica is the ancient sea port of ancient Rome positioned at the mouth of the River Tiber.  Perhaps founded as early as the 7th Century BC by Ancus Marius, the … Continue reading

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Important Archaeological Finds – Via del Tritone

An important archaeological find has been unearthed at Via del Tritone just off Via del Corso in the centre of Rome.  An entire Roman neighbourhood has been found by archaeologists ahead of major construction work to expand the premises of … Continue reading

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Caesar Augustus Exhibition

The Scuderie del Quirinale marks the 2,000th anniversary of Augustus’s death with a Caesar Augustus Exhibition that tells the extraordinary life story of the adopted son and great-nephew of Julius Caesar.  The 40-year reign of Augustus was the longest in … Continue reading

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Ancient Temple Discovered in Central Rome

Archaeologists working for the city of Rome, together with colleagues from the University of Michigan and the University of Calabria, have unearthed the remains of an archaic temple dating back to the 6th century B.C. Discovered on Via Petroselli in … Continue reading

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