Ancient Rome Rebuilt

Thanks to historians, architects, archeologists and other scholars at the University of Virginia and UCLA, ancient history buffs can virtually explore the wonders of Rome, including the Colosseum and the Forum. Rome Reborn 1.0 is a digital model of Eternal…

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Going Underground

Wow…here’s a link for the more morbid – or more scholarly – Italophiles. The International Catacomb Society, based out of Massachusetts, has an impressive website full of information on Roman catacombs within and outside of the Eternal City. Be sure…

Exploring Etruria

Never underestimate the treasure trove that is your local used bookstore. While browsing idly yesterday, I came across the book Affreschi: Exploring Etruria, the only book I know that focuses on the once Etruscan domain that stretched from Rome to…