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History Painting: 'The Fire of Rome' by Hubert Robert, 1771.

During the night of July 18, 64 AD, the great fire of Rome broke out in the merchant area of the city. Strong summer winds fanned the fire, with flames quickly spreading throughout the old dry wooden buildings of the city. 466 more words


My Favourite Bookshops Around the World.

As well as reading, one of my biggest passions is travel, and Lockdown has really got me missing all of the bookshops I have visited around the world over the years. 1,398 more words


Arrivederci Roma

Arrivederci Roma is not only a beautiful song to let your mind wonder of by Dean Martin, but also a way to say “See you later, Rome”. 1,013 more words

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What light through yonder window breaks?

Nothing too fancy here just taken with my phone
The Oculus at the The Pantheon, in Rome on a very hot day in August.

The 2020 Photo Challenge #21: Light
Image copyright ©RMC August 2020


Tértio Nonas Júnii. Luna . The Third Day of June.

Tértio Nonas Júnii. Luna . The Third Day of June. The Night of the Moon.

Arétii, in Túscia, sanctórum Mártyrum Pergentíni et Laurentíni fratrum, qui, in persecutióne Décii, sub Tibúrtio Præside, cum essent púeri, ibídem, post dira supplícia toleráta et magna mirácula osténsa, gládio cæsi sunt. 938 more words