Rome celebrates its birthday on April 21, and today marks its 2,773rd year. How did a flock of birds influence the birth of Rome?
Category: Roman History
Snapshots from Italy, Ancient
Staying in the heart of Rome this summer, just due passi (“two steps”) from the center of the old empire, one word comes to mind: ancient. Leading directly to the center of ancient Rome is the Via dei Fori Imperiali, which can be translated as the Road of the Imperial Courts. This road stretches from Piazza Venezia…