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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 Arch of Constantine is a triumphal Arch …

The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal Arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and The Palatine Hill. It was erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine’s Victory over Maxentius at the battle of Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312. The Arch is 21m high, 25,9m wide and 7,4m deep. It has three archways, the central one being 11,5m high and 6,5m wide, the lateral archways 7,4m by 3,4m each. The top, called attic, is a brickwork reveted with marble. A staircase formed in the thickness of the each arch is entered from a door at some height from the ground, in the end towards the Palantine Hill. Rome, Italy. 

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.

Temple of Saturn is the oldest temple in the…

Temple of Saturn is the oldest temple in the Forum Romanum, consecrated for the first time in 498 BCE. It is located in the west end of the Forum, behind the Rostra and the Basilica Julia. Rome, 🇮🇹