Tales from Rome

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Pagan and Christian holidays

Pagan and Christian holidays

February 10, 2021

Pagan traditions and celebrations preceded the onset of Christianity. Arising spontaneously in the ancient world, holidays and feasts developed in Syria and Egypt,… Read more

Hadrian’s Villa

Hadrian’s Villa

February 3, 2021

Just 30 miles outside the city of Rome there’s an incredibile archeological site dating back to the II century AD, when Emperor Hadrian… Read more

DOMITIAN’S ALBAN VILLA

DOMITIAN’S ALBAN VILLA

January 27, 2021

Today we talk again about a beautiful area few miles south of Rome named Alban Hills. The ancient Romans called the hill Albanus… Read more

The Colosseum

The Colosseum

January 20, 2021

Today we would like to tell you the story of the most unmissable monument of our city: the Colosseum. Known as the Flavian… Read more

Roman Domus and Villas

Roman Domus and Villas

December 20, 2020

Today we talk about the houses where the ancient rich romans lived. Nowadays wealthy people live in varied different kind of houses, it… Read more

Canale Monterano

Canale Monterano

December 5, 2020

MONTERANO IS A DESERTED VILLAGE sitting on the top of a tuff hill inside the natural park of Monterano, located in the center of… Read more