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The Roman City Of Pompeii

Almost 2,000 years ago a wealthy Roman city, with a population of 11,000 to 15,000 people was located near the southeastern base of Mount Vesuvius, a dormant volcano. These Roman citizens enjoyed many beautiful public buildings, luxurious private houses that featured lavish decorations, furnishings and works of art. Mosaics covered the floors and frescos were […]

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The Forum In Rome, The Eternal City

Rome The Eternal City The expression goes “all roads lead to Rome” but the center of the Roman Empire was actually the Foro Romano or the Roman Forum. Rome was the center of Roman civilization for over 1,200 years from its founding in 753 BC. The Roman age went through a number of phases from […]