26.6 C
Rome, Italy
martedì, luglio 25, 2017
Home Tags Ancient

Tag: ancient

Sermoneta medieval village and its castle

Sermoneta is a hill town and in the province of Latina in central Italy. Sermoneta's fortune dates back to the end of the 13th century when the...

Norma medieval town

Situated at 410 m. on a sheer rocky spur (la Rave), this dominates the Pontine plain (Province of Latina, central Italy). The origins of...

Mausoleum of Caecilia Metella

The mausoleum was built at the third mile of the Appian Way in the years 30-20 BCE, on a dominant position overlooking the road,...

Monti Neighbourhood in Rome

Set between two main thoroughfares, Via Cavour and Via Nazionale, Monti is in part composed of Suburra, the ancient “Sub Urbe” quarter – i.e.,...

The Turtle Fountain

The Fontana delle Tartarughe (The Turtle Fountain) is a fountain of the late Italian Renaissance, located in Piazza Mattei, in the Sant'Angelo district of...

Basilica of Saint Praxedes

The Basilica of Saint Praxedes (Italian: Basilica di Santa Prassede all’Esquillino) commonly known in Italian as Santa Prassede, is an ancient titular church and minor...

Terracina, a city of art and history

The City of Terracina is located in the "Agro Pontino" (a valley within the province of Latina), near to the mouth of the Amaseno...

Tiber island in Rome, the legend

Legend has it that the Tiber island was created in a peculiar way: after driving out king Tarquinius Superbus and as a mark of...

Sant’Agnese church in Piazza Navona

Sant'Agnese in Agone is a 17th-century Baroque church in the Piazza Navona in Rome. The church was built on the place where, according to...

Forum of Augustus in Rome

The Forum of Augustus was planned as part of a wide reorganisation of the area between the central Forum, the Forum of Caesar and...

Largo di Torre Argentina in Rome

The Area Sacra (Sacred Area) complex in Largo Argentina is delimited by Via Florida, Via di San Nicola de’ Cesarini, Via di Torre Argentina,...

Limni town in island of Euboea, Greece

Limni (Greek: Λίμνη meaning "lake") is a town in the northwestern part of the island of Euboea in Greece. It has been suggested as...

St Nicholas Church in the Lesser Town of Prague

The Church of St Nicholas, the most famous Baroque church in Prague, stands along with the former Jesuit college in the centre of the...

Pantheon and Piazza della Rotonda in Rome

The Pantheon is one of the best preserved ancient monuments in Rome. It is an example of the reutilization from a Christian perspective of...

Basilica di Santa Cecilia in Trastevere

Santa Cecilia, music’s patron saint, became martyr here on 230 d. C.. The church, founded before C. V on the place where a Roman...

Piazza Colonna in Rome

City centre and centre of political life of Rome, the square is surrounded by famous buildings: the Palazzo Chigi (on the right, with the...
Rome, Italy
nubi sparse
26.6 ° C
28 °
26 °
51%
2.1kmh
75%
mer
28 °
gio
30 °
ven
29 °
sab
30 °
dom
30 °

Latest Articles

OSTKREUZ. La mostra dell’agenzia fotografica tedesca

24/06 - 17/09/2017 The exhibition "OSTKREUZ. La mostra dell’agenzia fotografica tedesca" shows the best works of the recent Ostkreuz photographers. The agency is called OSTKREUZ. Ostkreuz...

Most Popular

Herbaria exhibition

Event: Herbaria, exhibition of organic products in Fiastra Abbey. Marche region, Italy. Date: 24 - 27 May 2012. The name Herbaria stands for top quality and...