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Ancient Roman CivilizationPyramid of Gaius Cestius

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The pyramid, one of the most peculiar highlights in Rome, is the huge tomb of tribune Gaius Cestius Epulo, also a member of the Septemviri Epulones who died in 12 BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 8/9/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationLateran Obelisk - Rome, Italy

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The Roman Emperor, Constantine I ordered the Lateran obelisk to be removed and taken to his new capital at Constantinople. It was originally erected in Karnak Temple during the reign of the pharoh Tuthmosis III (1504-1450 B.C.).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: 9/15/2014

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMausoleum of Hadrian - Rome, Italy

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The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo (English: Castle of the Holy Angel), is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano, Rome, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/14/2015

last visited: 8/8/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationAqueduct of Nero, Via Domenico Fontana - Rome, Italy

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Nero's Aqueduct, subsequently named Celimontano's Aqueduct was built by Emperor Nero, as a branch of the Aqua Claudia Aqueduct, in order to bring water to the Domus Aurea, the artificial lake and the nymphaeum of the temple of the divine Claudius.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/13/2015

last visited: 7/18/2011

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Ancient Roman CivilizationDoors of the Curia Julia, San Giovanni in Laterano - Rome, Italy

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The original bronze doors of the Curia Julia were transferred to the Basilica of St. John Lateran by Pope Alexander VII in 1660.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/13/2015

last visited: 2/12/2014

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Ancient Roman CivilizationRoman Statue of Constantine, San Giovanni in Laterano - Rome, Italy

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On the portico of San Giovanni in Laterano to the left is a statue of Constantine behind a set of railings, which was found in the ruined Baths of Constantine on the Quirinal (not the Baths of Diocletian).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/13/2015

last visited: 7/18/2011

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Ancient Roman CivilizationHorti Sallustiani - Rome, Italy

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Horti Sallustiani - Rome, Italy

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 4/14/2015

last visited: 4/14/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMonte Testaccio

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Monte Testaccio is an artificial hill composed of pottery fragments coming entirely from the amphorae and diotae jars used to transport grains and liquids into ancient Rome by the Tiber.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Asinaria

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The Porta Asinaria, the Gate of the Donkeys, was built as a minor gate in the Aurelian Wall. It achieved notoriety when in AD 546 traitors opened this gate to let Totila and his Goths slip into the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 8/10/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Tiburtina

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Also known today as Porta S.Lorenzo, this is a gate in the eastern course of the Aurelian wall. The road which once passed through it was via Tiburtina, named after ancient town it ran to, Tibur (now Tivoli) about 30 Km.- 20 miles east of Rome.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman Civilization"Temple of Minerva Medica"

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The so-called Temple of Minerva Medica (Minerva the doctor) is a ruin of ancient Rome, between the via Labicana and Aurelian Wall and just inside the line of the Anio Vetus. It is located next to the rail lines leading to the central train station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 11/18/2008

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Guest Books Carlo Bilotti Museum Guest Book - Roma, Italy

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The visitor book is located near the entrance to the Carlo Bilotti Museum, a museum of contemporary art located at 6 Viale Fiorello La Guardia, in the gardens of Villa Borghese in Rome.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 6/26/2019

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Latina

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The present shape of this small gate is a result of emperor Honorius's alterations, carried out at the beginning of the 5th century AD, with a white stone facing to protect the more fragile roman brick structure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 5/21/2017

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William ShakespeareSilvano Toti Globe Theater - Roma, Italy

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The Silvano Toti Globe Theatre is an open-air Elizabethan style theatre, the classic round structure that housed Shakespeare's masterpieces. It is located in the gardens of Villa Borghese in Rome, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesVatican City

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Smallest state in the world, and home of the Catholic religion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Papiolencs

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 8/30/2009

last visited: 8/10/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationBorghese Gallery - Rome, Italy

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The main floor is mostly devoted to classical antiquities of the 1st–3rd centuries AD (including a famous 320–30 AD mosaic of gladiators found on the Borghese estate at Torrenova, on the Via Casilina outside Rome, in 1834),

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/10/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationArch of Drusus

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Just behind Porta San Sebastiano, in front of the Wall museum, are the remains of an ancient arch, named after tribune Marcus Livius Drusus (late 2nd century BC), though actually built in the 3rd century AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 5/21/2017

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Ancient Roman CivilizationNero's Aqueduct (Arcus Neroniani)

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Near the Porta Maggiore, an interesting sequence of arches running along the present via Statilia towards the Lateran is the remaining part of the ancient Nero's Aqueduct that drew water from Claudius' arches, and carried it to the imperial palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 7/18/2011

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Names From the BibleSt. Peter's Square, Vatican City

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St. Peter's Square, named after the apostel from the holy bible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 10/18/2016

last visited: 8/10/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Praenestina

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Porta Prenestina, today known as Porta Maggiore, is one of the eastern gates in the ancient but well-preserved 3rd century Aurelian Walls of Rome. It is the most lavish gate among the original roman ones.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Appia

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The southernmost gate of ancient Rome, one of the most important ones, and one of the most beautiful ones too.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 5/21/2017

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMile Marker One, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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Here you will find a copy of the small column marking mile I (1), with inscriptions of Vespasian and of Nerva (the original may be found on the balustrade of Piazza del Campidoglio).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/2/2015

last visited: never

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Nations Within NationsVatican City State

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Vatican City state is a roman-catholic nation inside the nation of Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 7/2/2017

last visited: 8/10/2016

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Exact ReplicasAugustus Caesar - Vatican City State

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This replica sculpture of Augustus Caesar AND the original are both in the Vatican Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 12/4/2013

last visited: 10/16/2019

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Ancient Roman CivilizationSt. Helen's Sarcophagus - Vatican City State

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St. Helen was the consort of one Emperor and the mother of another- Constantine the Great.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 10/18/2015

last visited: 12/6/2018

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