posted by Shazarch on 27 Feb 2021

Aqua Pride

Acquedotto Claudio


At first sight they are only two overlapping arches. But it's actually one of the best places to eat a sandwich in Rome. In history it is something more: it is the fragment of the Claudian Aqueduct on the Palatine Hill: the arrival point of a 68 km building that brought 2200 liters of water per second to the citizen …

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posted by Shazarch on 18 Mar 2021

Temple of Antoninus and Faustina

Tempio di Antonino e Faustina — 141 CE (founded)

According to the Historia Augusta, Annia Galeria Faustina, the wife of emperor Antoninus Pius, died in the third year of …

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posted by Shazarch on 18 Mar 2021

Curia Julia

Curia Julia — 44-29 BCE (founded)

The Curia Julia was the seat of the Senate conceived by Julius Caesar as part of a general project to …

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posted by Shazarch on 18 Mar 2021

Basilica of Maxentius

Basilica di Massenzio

This monument was built in the early 4th century (308-312 AD) by the emperor Maxentius. After his death, it was …

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posted by Shazarch on 18 Mar 2021

The Arch of Septimius Severus

Arco di Settimio Severo

The Arch of Septimius Severus was erected in 203 AD in the northwest part of the Forum Romanum, next to …

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posted by Roberto D'Autilia on 25 Apr 2022

Civic Freedom

A statue of Marsyas was placed in the Roman Forum near the "Comitium".
Mauro Servio Onorato, at the end of …

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Imperial Fora

Stories and monuments at the heart of ancient Rome.

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Baroque Rome

Journey into the astonishing world of the Roman Baroque.

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Modern Rome

Works of modern architecture in Rome.

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