Rare occurrence of snow in Rome. The Italian capital is usually blessed by a moderate climate but snow fell in Rome today for the first time in 6 years. There will be a reduced number of public buses in circulation in Rome on 26 February . The subway service should be running as normal. […]
Trajan called himself “an ordinary man who lived an exceptional life” and said “I was just the right man in the right place”. He was the first emperor appointed on merit and not for any family ties with his predecessor. A new Rome show on Roman emperor Trajan aims to show […]
A 1901 map of Rome is arguably the best map ever made of the most mapped city in human history. The map, created by archaeologist Rodolfo Lanciani, documents the city in meticulous detail from its ancient past through the end of the 19th century. The map is huge. Fully assembled, […]
Postcards of the ancient landmarks of Rome were produced around 1890 using the Photochrom process, which add precise gradations of artificial color to black and white photos. The process was invented in the 1880s by Hans Jakob Schmid (1856–1924), an employee of the Swiss company Orell Gessner Füssli, and was most […]
The Colosseum is the best I’ve seen in Rome.
I like this building, it will be great when finished.