It was 1991 and I had been in Rome for only a couple of months when I found myself in the midst of a HUGE demonstration against the First Gulf War. 123 more words
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Art and sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa: Statue of the young god Hermes, known as 'Capitoline Antinous'
This week’s sculpture from Hadrian’s Villa is a marble statue of a young nude, the so-called ‘Capitoline Antinous‘. It was found in 1723/24 during the time when… 316 more words
Lots of people, when they visit Rome go up the huge Capitoline steps to see the Marcus Aurelius equestrian monument, the fancy pavement, and enjoy the view. 215 more words
The Capitoline Museums are the most ancient public museum of the world. For their collection richness and wideness and the beauty of the palace they don’t fear any challenge with the Louvre and the Vatican Museums…with less crowd! 179 more words
On the Paideia Blog thus far, we have generally focused on that which is beautiful. And strolling through the many rooms of the Palazza Nuovo at the Musei Capitolini, it is easy to see why: the surfeit of awe-inspiring classical sculptures here in Rome is overwhelming. 735 more words