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Borromini

Borromini: Rome’s Forgotten Genius

At a guess, I would say that 3/4 of new visitors to Rome have never heard of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, …

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Who are the Ninja Turtles named after?

Who are the Ninja Turtles named after? Whether you studied art history or not, it is certain that you can …

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Life and Death of Caravaggio

Who is Caravaggio? Mad, bad and dangerous to know. That legend is inscribed over the memory of Lord Byron, but …

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50 Incredible Facts about Rome

If you’re visiting Rome or simply want to know the most interesting facts about Rome, we’ve put together this list …

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Gladiators in Ancient Rome

Roman history was once considered boring. Then Hollywood glorified the gladiators in Ancient Rome.  Twenty years ago Ridley Scott’s movie …