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Tennessee Williams' novel The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone begins here on the famous Spanish Steps.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2017

last visited: 4/17/2019

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Two of the characters in Colm Toibin's novel, "The Master", say goodbye to each other at the Spanish Steps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 6/7/2014

last visited: 4/17/2019

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In Angels and Demons the protagonist follows a track (the statue the Ecstasy of St. Teresa by Bernini) that brings him to the church Santa Maria della Vittoria in Rome.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/30/2019

last visited: never

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Three characters in John Dos Passos' novel "1919" visit the Trevi Fountain.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 1/13/2015

last visited: 4/17/2019

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The Fountain of the Four Rivers was the fourth stop on Robert Langdon's "Path of Illumination".

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/25/2011

last visited: 4/17/2019

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In Angels & Demons by Dan Brown, the antagonist uses the Passetto to transport the 4 Cardinals he abducts from the Vatican. They're all escaping from the Vatican to the fortified castle in Rome, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 5/28/2019

last visited: never

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The bas relief sculpture Wind Ponente, west of the obelisk at St. Peter's Square, was the second stop on Robert Langdon's "Path of Illumination". The second murder occurs under obelisk.

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location: Vatican City State

date approved: 10/26/2011

last visited: 7/17/2019

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A main character in George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch, has a revelation at the Vatican Museum.

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location: Vatican City State

date approved: 12/23/2014

last visited: 5/20/2017

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The Tiber Island (Isola Tiberina), is a boat-shaped island in the Tiber river in Rome and was Rome Headquarters of the Assassin´s Guild in Assassins Creed Brotherhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 11/23/2011

last visited: 9/20/2016

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Some of the characters in John Dos Passos novel "1919" visit the Colosseum during World War I.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 1/12/2015

last visited: 4/16/2019

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In Marguerite Yorcenars's novel "Memoirs of Hadrian" the Emperor recalls a scene at the Colosseum.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 11/27/2013

last visited: 6/23/2019

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