Ecce Romani! Look, the Romans! This was the name of my Latin textbook way back in 9th grade. So my first thought biking into the ancient city from the not so nearby airport was Ecce Roma! 512 more words
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The treasures of the Vatican undoubtedly represent collectively the most famous art historical hoard in the world. Containing works such as Raphael’s School of Athens, … 687 more words
Love art? For hundreds of years, the Catholic church has been commissioning and collecting the world’s greatest works of art. A wealthy nation-state, Vatican City has untold riches within its walls—quite a bit of it that can be visited. 2,814 more words
“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.”
St Ambrose, 387 A.D.
It is often the dream of many travelers in new cities to submerge themselves into as much culture as physically possible and really experience the best a city has to offer in a constantly closing window of time. 2,071 more words