History

10 unusual places to visit in Rome

Rome is full of surprises. Even exploring a neighbourhood you think you know well, you’re bound to ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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Devotional Images of the Virgin Mary in Rome

A Madonnina may only seem like a little statue, but it could be a source of light during dark days, ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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5 fascinating sights in the Roman Forum

A Roman Forum Tour is the perfect way to explore the ancient city, taking you not only through the ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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The Ghosts of Rome

With Rome's violent history, you can go on a tour after dark and discover ghosts crossing the Tiber, ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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The House of Augustus and the House of Livia

Learn about the home ruins of Octavian, known as Augustus, the first Emperor of Rome, and Livia, ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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Art 5 highlights of the Pinacoteca in the Vatican Museums

5 highlights of the Pinacoteca in the Vatican Museums

The Pinacoteca of the Vatican Museums is home to an astonishing collection of painting with artworks ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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Going underground at the Colosseum

How many times do you go through the Gate of Death in the Colosseum? For many gladiators, only once...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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Artemisia Gentileschi: the story behind the beheading

Discover Artemisia Gentileschi's striking interpretation of Judith Slaying Holofernes in the Uffizi ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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North Africans in Ancient Rome

As the Roman Empire grew, so did the number of outsiders settling in Rome. Discover how an African ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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Emperor Nero: Tyrant or misconstrued?

A look at modern theories on how Emperor Nero is considered the most infamous emperor of ancient ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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Savonarola in Florence: visions of the apocalypse

Steps from the Fountain of Neptune is a plaque, marking the spot where three friars were hanged and ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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5 reasons to explore Italy with Through Eternity

We show the masterpieces and stories behind the Eternal City, bringing the past to life with our ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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