Last fall as I was telling the multi-part story of our trip to Italy, life and “the holidays” got in the way, so here is my post about returning to Rome. 1,700 more words
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We’re back at the Capitoline Museums in Rome, which have some wonderful statues of Hercules.
The statue considered to the be the most impressive is the bronze statue from the 2nd Century BCE called the Hercules of Forum Boarium, but my favorite is Fighting Hercules, made of marble and based on an original from the 4th Century BCE. 118 more words
Museum for history buffs and a wonderland for art lovers, the eternal city of Rome warmly welcomes anyone who wants to unearth its natural beauty. Rome has the power to surprise with its eclectic architecture and places that seem to be still stuck in 16th century. 566 more words
I loved the Capitoline Museums in Rome, where I saw some wonderful art from the Mediterranean world spanning thousands of years. If this is art from the same region of the world, in which of the GRAPES (Geography, Religion, Art/Architecture/Achievements, Political Systems, Economic Systems, Social Classes) do you think it fits? 52 more words