Category: travel

The Arch of Titus, Forum Romanum, Rome, Ital…

The Arch of Titus, Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy. 

The Aqueduct Park in Via Appia Antica, Rome, I…

The Aqueduct Park in Via Appia Antica, Rome, Italy.  

Forum of Nerva (Forum Transitorium), Rome, I…

Forum of Nerva (Forum Transitorium), Rome, Italy. 

Detail of the Temple of Castor and Pollux, Rom…

Detail of the Temple of Castor and Pollux, Roman Forum, Rome, Italy. 

”While the Colosseum stands, Rome shall stan…

”While the Colosseum stands, Rome shall stand; when the Colosseum falls, Rome shall fall; when Rome falls, the world shall fall.“ 

–Venerable Bede-

The Fountain of Juturna, Roman Forum, Rome, …

The Fountain of Juturna, Roman Forum, Rome, Italy. 

Detail of the church of Santa Constanza. Built…

Detail of the church of Santa Constanza. Built in the mid-fourth century. It was originally a mausoleum for Constantia, the daughter of the emperor Constantine. Rome, Italy. 

The church of Santa Constanza. Built in the …

The church of Santa Constanza. Built in the mid-fourth century. It was originally a mausoleum for Constantia, the daughter of the emperor Constantine. Rome, Italy. 

A window to the past…Forum Romanum in R…

A window to the past…Forum Romanum in Rome…

Detail of the Arch of Titus. 

Detail of the Arch of Titus. 

The inscription:

SENATVS
POPVLVSQVE.ROMANVS.
DIVO.TITO.DIVI.VESPASIANI.F(ILIO).
VESPASIANO.AVGVSTO. 

Which means: “The Roman senate and people to the divine Titus Vespasianus Augustus, son of the divine Vespasian.
Rome, Italy.