‘Oh, Italia ‘thou hast the fatal gift of beauty’! * Rome, Florence, Venice and beyond. What is not to love about this country?! Amazing food, culture, architecture, and hey – what about the shopping!!! For the next three weeks I will be soaking up all that is Italian. I hope…
During the rebirth of humanism in Italy from the 4th to the 14th centuries patrons began recognizing that artisans were also creative thinkers and inventors
Seven hill towns became the city of Rome when the valley floor was drained to provide a collective future by building the Cloacae Maxima, the great Roman sewer
Whoever you were if you were born within the boundaries of the Roman Empire you had the right to hold the highest office in the State. Under Augustus the concept of an eternal Rome emerged, revealing its link to the legendary past and its promise of a new era.
The city of Rome came into being when the seven hill towns became one to drain the valley floor and improve their collective future.