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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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Ponte Milvio: Rome's Bridge of Love and War

This bridge spans across the Tiber River and is a significant landmark of the Roman Empire. It was ...

Wed 14 Dec 2016

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Ostia Antica: the great ancient port of Rome and its daily life

The harbour of Ancient Rome served as one of the most important hubs of commerce for the Roman Empir ...

Wed 14 Dec 2016

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The Discovery of Ancient Temples and the Murder of Julius Caesar

The remains of Pompey’s Theatre are perhaps the most interesting discovery as it is believed to be ...

Wed 14 Dec 2016

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How to spend your day in Florence

For anyone fascinated by history or enchanted by art, visit Florence. Imagine walking through the ...

Wed 14 Dec 2016

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Rome and the Invention of Water

The highly advanced Roman waterway aqueducts was one of the greatest achievements in the ancient ...

Wed 14 Dec 2016

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