Category: History

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Santi Pietro e Paolo

  The Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul is a liturgical feast in honor of the martyrdom in Rome of the apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul, which is observed on June 29. The...

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Gianicolo Cannon

Gianicolo cannon is a certainty that marks the life of the Romans. Every day, at 12 o’clock, the cannon fires a blank shot to remind everyone to synchronize their watches! The history of the...

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Sampietrino

Sampietrino or sanpietrino (also called selcio) Anyone who has been to Rome knows that the term “sanpietrino” means the typical pavement of the historic center of the capital. But do you know why they...

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Rome’s Christmas

Rome’s Christmas is celebrated on April 21st. April 21 is a very important date for the city, the one in which the foundation of Rome is celebrated (Rome’s Christmas) According to the legend told...

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Roman Empire

The Roman Empire is the Roman state consolidated in the euro-Mediterranean between the first century BC and fifth century A.D. The two dates that generally identify the beginning and the end of an entity...

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Why is it called Rome?

Origin of the name! The origin of the name of Rome is shrouded in mystery because when historians began to wonder about its origin the threads of memory had already been cut. The interpretations,...

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Ghetto of Rome

Ghetto of Rome or Roman Ghetto (Italian: Ghetto di Roma) Rome is home to one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world. Its history is closely intertwined with the events of the Roman Catholic...

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Catacombs of Rome

Catacombs of Rome Visiting the catacombs means undertaking a journey through subterranean Rome, where one can discover the gallery of tunnels in which first the pagans, then Christians buried their dead. Fascinating places that narrate ancient Roman customs and...

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Tevere River

The Tevere River (formerly called first Albula, then Thybris and finally Tiberis ) is the main river of central and peninsular Italy; with 405 km of course it is the third longest Italian river...