Happy Birthday Vino con Vista Rome 2014

Romulus, Victor over Acron, hauls the rich boo...

Romulus, Victor over Acron, hauls the rich booty to the temple of Jupiter, by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Statue of the Wolf and Romulus and Remus

Statue of the Wolf and Romulus and Remus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Deutsch: Romulus & Remus

Deutsch: Romulus & Remus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rome

Rome (Photo credit: Moyan_Brenn (back soon, sorry for not commenting))

Roman depiction of the Tiber as a river-god (T...

Roman depiction of the Tiber as a river-god (Tiberinus) with cornucopia at the Campidoglio, Rome. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rome is throwing an annual birthday celebration. Be prepared to place 2,767 candles on her cake.

The Eternal City was founded on April 21, 753 B.C. according to legend – and the calculations of Lucius Taruntius Firmanus, a Roman astrologer and mathematician who lived in the 1st century B.C.

Romulus and Remus nursed by the She-wolf by Pe...

Romulus and Remus nursed by the She-wolf by Peter Paul Rubens Rome, Capitoline Museums (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There are plenty of events planned for Natale di Roma. Aventine Hill is decorated with torches and lights. There are fireworks displays along the Tiber River.  You can attend Gladiator shows. On April 21, 2013, all the museums and the city parks are open and are free to the public.

The Capitoline she-wolf with Romulus and Remus...

The Capitoline she-wolf with Romulus and Remus. Modern sculpture, added to the Ancient Roman allegory of Tiber River (originally, an allegory of River Tigri), re-used in modern times for the fountain in piazza del Campdoglio square, Rome, Italy. Picture by Giovanni Dall’Orto, April 7 2008. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

[Forum Boario, Rome, Italy] (LOC)

[Forum Boario, Rome, Italy] (LOC) (Photo credit: The Library of Congress)

For more information visit:

http://www.comune.roma.it/wps/portal/pcr

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ http://www.vino-con-vista.com

 

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