- Danielle on 9 PLACES IN ROME TO CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY (and to celebrate your love all year round).
- Al Williams on EATING IN ROME: 5 RESTAURANTS OFF THE BEATEN PATH.
- Manuela Maier on The beach of La Feniglia, north of Rome, in the Maremma region.
- David on THE MYSTERY OF THE GANGSTER ENTOMBED IN THE ROMAN BASILICA OF SANT’APOLLINARE.
- Insights about the Roman and Italian way of eating | Rome City Apartments on EATING IN ROME: 5 RESTAURANTS OFF THE BEATEN PATH.
Tag CloudAlberto Sordi Ambassade de France Rome Angels and Demons Anna Casati Stampa Campo dè Fiori Campo dè Fiori apartments Campo felice Campofelice Coliseum Colosseum crime story Dan Brown Giordano Bruno history of Italy history of Rome Italian cinema Italian cuisine Italian Movies Italian wines Italy Michelangelo Buonarroti Mirkos2 apartment Pariolini Ponte Milvio Pope Popes reviews Roman Holiday Rome rome apartment rentals Rome apartments Rome City Apartments Rome for children Rome rentals rome restaurants Rome Vacation Rentals Rome with kids seaside Siciliainbocca Sistine Chapel Skiing Holiday Trastevere Vatican Wikipedia Winter Holiday
Tag Archives: Pope
The Roman Empire was crumbling into ruins. Invasion succeeded invasion, defeat followed defeat. In 378 the German people known as Visigoths overwhelmed an imperial army at Adrianople; and in 408 they invaded Italy and marched south upon Rome under their … Continue reading
THE CHURCH OF SANTA CECILIA IN TRASTEVERE – ROME The magnificent basilica of Santa Cecilia is located on the homonymous square of the Trastevere district and lies on the ancient home of the Roman martyr Cecilia and her husband Valeriano. … Continue reading
This is a sad story, the typical story of the horrors committed by the “established power” when it feels threatened; and, you know, the worst danger for the established power does not come from violent acts, but from ideas and … Continue reading
In Rome there are 10 basilica and 58 churches dedicated to the worship of the Virgin Mary, more than in any other city in the world. Perhaps the most famous, because the oldest, is the basilica of Santa Maria in … Continue reading
This is the story of a famous and extraordinary Swedish Girl in Rome … no it’s not the one in the picture on the left side of your screen … no, it’s not Greta Garbo, as we don’t have any … Continue reading
We are now in the 80′s and the pop duo Wham! synthesize the cultural depth of the times with the lyrics of their songs: “Yeah yeah yeah, ala la la la, yeah, yeah, yeah yeayeaaah” (The Edge of Heaven, 1986, … Continue reading
Michelangelo had returned to Rome, aged 59, at the request of Clement VII who had asked him to decorate the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel. He had not wanted to accept this commission, since he was desperately anxious to … Continue reading
One of the key visuals of the Sistine Chapel (click here for a virtual tour of the Chapel) in Rome is the hand of God, and nobody would argue if we call Michelangelo, maybe the greatest artist of all times, … Continue reading
A recent internal Vatican memo for the attention of Pope Benedict , written in German, and leaked to an Italian newspaper, reports some controversial assertions allegedly made by the Cardinale of Palermo, the capital city of Sicily, Mons. Paolo Romeo, … Continue reading