Next, we went to the Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II, the huge white monument sitting in the Piazza Venezia. The monument that is impossible to miss if you’re anywhere in its general vicinity. 878 more words
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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
This month’s sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa are a pair of dark-grey marble statues of centaurs.
The sculptures became very famous due to their sculptors’ outstanding workmanship and the rarity and high quality of their materials. 660 more words