The Atlas of Ancient Rome, a gorgeous, new two-volume set edited by Andrea Carandini, promises to be an “authoritative archeological survey of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period.” The slip-cased set is available now.
Leave it to Google to continue to make geography cool and engaging. Yesterday, Google revealed the new Ancient Rome 3D layer, which allows viewers to “fly” over the city as it was during the heyday of the Forum and Colosseum. With this new layer, Google is also encouraging educators to…
The Pantheon, one of the last major landmarks in Rome with free entry, will soon begin to charge admission.
It all started with David.
The history behind the Trevi Fountain, one of the most beautiful and best-known fountains in the world.
Roma è Roma. Rome is Rome. Founded in 753 B.C., Rome is the city that has sparked millions of dreams over several millennia. A city that has been around as long as Rome has is bound to be known by many names. Some of Rome’s nicknames are: The Eternal City…
Get to know the works of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the Baroque artist whose works are some of the most famous pieces of art in Rome.
Rome has been written about so many times that we’ve all seen variations on the cliché phrase “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” It got me thinking — how long did it take to build Rome, anyhow?