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 RomansContinue Reading
Rooftop views from Rome’s RinascenteContinue Reading
Congratulations to the city of Palermo, which has been awarded the distinction of Italian Capital of Culture for 2018. The Italian Culture Ministry (Ministero di Beni Culturali) awards the prize each year in an effortContinue Reading
With so many ancient structures in need of constant upkeep, Italy is no stranger to scaffolding. Venice’s St. Mark’s Basilica, in particular, is known for constantly being under repair.Continue Reading
The Pantheon, one of the last major landmarks in Rome with free entry, will soon begin to charge admission.Continue Reading
Truth is, it was bound to happen. Church officials at Santa Maria in Cosmedin, site of Rome’s “Mouth of Truth” (Bocca della Verita), have decided to charge visitors €2 for the pleasure of taking oneContinue Reading