Rome has been written about so many times that we’ve all seen variations on the cliché phrase “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” It got me thinking — how long did it take to build Rome, anyhow?
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The Torre Argentina archeological area lies at the heart of Rome, both historically and geographically, but it has always been off-limits to visitors. Until now.
This educational video breaks down the history of Ancient Rome in 20 minutes.
A new study shows how scientists can learn about Ancient Rome from layers of Arctic ice.
Beginning on November 1, the Colosseum’s fourth and fifth floors will open to visitors for the first time in more than a generation. These upper sections contained the “nosebleed” seats, from which regular ancient Romans could watch gladiatorial combats and… Upper Floors of the Colosseum Open to Visitors