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Throughout Rome's history, anyone aspiring to power needed a legend to lend legitimacy to their rule. And you can find the relics of one story at the Lupercal - a cave discovered by the first Roman emperor Augustus beneath his home at The Palatine. Here, the she-wolf nursed the twin…
.And we arrived to put out 2,765 candles. For the "Christmas in Rome", Saturday, April 21th, the city offers and save festivities from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 programs ranging from institutional and official celebrations. For the birthday itself, at 20.30 in the 21 Via dei Fori Imperiali at the Markets…
Roman Culture and the Aeneid 753 BC: Traditional date for the founding of Rome (just before Greek colonies). ca. 500 BC: Expulsion of Kings from Rome. 509-264 BC: Early Roman Republic. 264-134 BC: Middle Republic; wars of conquest; senatorial government. 134-27 BC: Late Republic; breakdown of republican government. 27 BC-AD…
Trastevere: The Heart of Rome By Martha Miller While Rome entices with its extraordinary monuments, Trastevere, one of its many distinct neighborhoods, captures the traveler's heart. Trastevere, which translates to "across the Tiber River", was once considered the outskirts of Rome. Allowed to develop its own flavor and now part…
Man Knowledge: The Basics of Art-The Renaissance by Brett & Kate McKay on July 16, 2010 · 20 comments in Manly Knowledge We live in a world that’s highly technical and specialized. When a man goes to college these days, he spends his time learning the skills that will allow…
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Bucatini all’amatriciana: at the Heart of Roman Cuisine My first mouthful of bucatini all’amatriciana was at a small restaurant tucked away on the cobblestone streets of Trastevere. I was exhausted and drenched from the rain when I spotted a trattoria with cheery little lanterns on every table. On that first…