The past few weeks have brought more clarity to the race for the 2024 Summer Olympics, with Los Angeles joining an international field of candidates that includes Paris, Rome and Hamburg, Germany.
centuriespast: BERNINI, Gian Lorenzo Aeneas, Anchises, and Ascanius 1618-19 Marble, height 220 cm Galleria Borghese, Rome
Los Angeles will be the American bid city for the 2024 Olympics, the United States Olympic Committee announced on Tuesday. Los Angeles, which will be competing against Paris, Rome, Hamburg and Budapest among other potential cities, got...Show More Summary
The top stories for August from PWaC: why I did NOT spend $9,144.92 on my latest vacation, but DID get 16 extra hours in Rome for FREE, and ranking the Top 10 miles and points tools
The great colonnades of Rome have lasted for centuries, through political upheaval and some really questionable fashion choices. But for some of us, glory is more fleeting. CBS, because genius is never recognized in its time, has decided to pull the plug on my show, Under the Dome. Read more...
Is that Edinson Cavani with Arsene Wenger? Wenger’s done this before. Last season, he skipped town for Rome on the last transfer day to attend a charity match. Cue complete fan meltdown but at least whatever his merits Danny Welbeck got signed last minute. This time, Wenger is in Paris on media commitments to the […]
All roads lead to Norman this fall when the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art opens a new exhibition of Roman busts Sept. 4 on the University of Oklahoma?s Norman campus. Immortales: The Hall of Emperors of the Capitoline Museums, Rome brings...Show More Summary
They honored their royal deceased to an extreme amount in ancient Rome.
Originally posted on Classics for All Reviews:Edited by Ida Östenberg, Simon Malmberg and Jonas Bjørnebye Bloomsbury Academic (2015) h/b 361pp £80 (ISBN 9781472528001) In 260 BC the successful general Gaius Duilius was granted torch bearers and flute players to accompany him home every night, to celebrate his military achievements in a perpetual nocturnal celebration.…
In April 2016, South African artist William Kentridge will unveil “Triumphs and Laments,” a 550-meter (~1,804 feet) frieze along the embankment of Rome’s Tiber River.
ROME (Reuters) - One migrant is reviled, suspected of killing an elderly couple in Sicily; another has been hailed as a hero, killed after trying to prevent an armed robbery at a supermarket in Naples.
Bureaucrats and local officials are slow to implement the changes politicians enact in Rome.
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The REAL Reason China’s Economy Is Crashing China 2015 = U.S. 2008 We noted in 2009, in a piece titled “China 2009 = America 2001 = Rome 11 BC“: One of the top experts on China’s economy – [economics professor] Michael Pettis – has a very long but interesting essay arguing that China is blowing a giant...Read More
With about 180 art works from Greece, Magna Graecia and Rome, the exhibition MITO E NATURA. Dalla Grecia a Pompei, organized for Expo 2015, presents a little-known aspect of the classical world: the representation of nature in its various aspects, the impact of human beings on the natural world and the environment. Show More Summary
I can safely say that we are in the decline of Rome. Instead of being overtaken from the interior by an enemy who joined the ranks of our military. We are succumbing to something that our parent nation would find despicable. We noShow More Summary
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's government has sufficient backing in parliament to force through its contested reform of the Senate, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Sunday, dismissing suggestions he might have to seek early elections.
Woah, this afternoon Toro y Moi dropped 17 new tracks and they're available for exactly zero cents right here. Samantha, as he's calling the collection, features the likes of Kool AD, Rome Fortune, Nosaj Thing, Shore, and Washed Out....Show More Summary
As the first season of a three-year project at the site of Porta Nola, Pompeii draws to a close, The British School at Rome reported some of the preliminary results from this year?s excavations. The international multidisciplinary project...Show More Summary
Toro Y Moi just put out a new mixtape called Samantha via a Dropbox link on his Instagram page. The 20-track release features contributions from Washed Out, Kool A.D., Rome Fortune, and Nosaj Thing. The tracklist contains a number of the loose tracks Chaz Bundick has been dropping over the last few months, including “Room […]