Vino con Vista Historic Rome: A UNESCO Site in Italy

Anonymous (Rome). Circa 269-266 BC. Silver did...
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Romulus i remus

Romulus i remus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Romulus & Remus

Romulus & Remus (Photo credit: laszlo-photo)

I love Rome. It’s a city that transcends time. It is imbued with sweeping views of majestic domes and cloaked with majestic churches brimming with magnificent art. It is one of my favorite Vino con Vista destinations!

Representation of the lupercal: Romulus and Re...

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According to legend, Rome was founded by Romulus on April 21st in 753 B.C.  His mother was a vestal virgin who was raped by the warrior god of Mars. She allegedly abandoned her twins Romulus and Remus on the Tiber River and they floated to the foot of Palatine Hill. A benevolent she-wolf rescued and nursed them and she became the symbol of Rome.

Capitoline she-wolf, Romulus and Remus, Roman ...

Capitoline she-wolf, Romulus and Remus, Roman Forum, Rome (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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)

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Rome was initially the seat of the Roman Republic. It ultimately became the hub of the powerful Roman Empire whose political and military power stretched from England to North Africa. The empire was the first wealthy transnational organization and reigned for 1000 years.

Rome later became the seat of Christianity in the 4th century and the fulcrum of Western spiritual life.

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English: St. Peter's Basilica - Baroque Baldac...

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Rome is the largest open air museum on earth. Witness the remnants of the world’s greatest empire as well as the most exquisite art and architecture in the western hemisphere.

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides to Italy at www.vino-con-vista.com

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)

 

 

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7 responses to “Vino con Vista Historic Rome: A UNESCO Site in Italy

  1. By reading this share Rome sounds really a great place to travel. i will look forward to it and plan to explore Rome during my next vacations.

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