Ostia Antica near Rome, Theatre
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Ostia Antica near Rome, Theatre

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Ostia Antica was the harbour of the City of Rome from at least the 4th century BC up to the 4th century AD. It fell into decay due to a drop in the level of the Mediterranean and due to silling of the harbour. In its best days up to 75,000 inhabitants lived there. Nowadays it is a major archaeological site. After being forgotten and neglected for centuries there are once more performances in the ancient theatre.

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A: Stage

door Henley Bailey, 30 hier vandaan

Stage

B: Ostia Antica near Rome, Neptune mosaic in the public bath

door Carsten T. Rees, 120 hier vandaan

Ostia Antica was the harbour of the City of Rome from at least the 4th century BC up to the 4th centu...

Ostia Antica near Rome, Neptune mosaic in the public bath

C: Ostia Antica - Barracks of the Vilages

door Wojciech Sadlej, 120 hier vandaan

Ostia Antica is a large archeological site that was the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approx...

Ostia Antica - Barracks of the Vilages

D: Antiqa

door Henley Bailey, 150 hier vandaan

Antiqa

E: Ostia Antica - Thermopolium of Via di Diana

door Wojciech Sadlej, 280 hier vandaan

Ostia Antica is a large archeological site that was the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approx...

Ostia Antica - Thermopolium of Via di Diana

F: Ostia Antica

door Wojciech Sadlej, 280 hier vandaan

Ostia Antica is a large archeological site that was the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approx...

Ostia Antica

G: Ostia Antica - Forum Baths

door Wojciech Sadlej, 280 hier vandaan

Ostia Antica is a large archeological site that was the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approx...

Ostia Antica - Forum Baths

H: Ostia Antica - Public Latrine

door Wojciech Sadlej, 290 hier vandaan

Ostia Antica is a large archeological site that was the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approx...

Ostia Antica - Public Latrine

I: Ostia Antica

door Wojciech Sadlej, 300 hier vandaan

Ostia Antica is a large archeological site that was the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approx...

Ostia Antica

J: Ostia Antica - Capitolium

door Wojciech Sadlej, 320 hier vandaan

Ostia Antica is a large archeological site that was the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approx...

Ostia Antica - Capitolium

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Dit is een overzicht van Italy

The name "Italy" is shrouded in mystery; some etymologists trace it to a Greek word meaning "the land of young cattle."

Italy was fond of Jupiter and Mars from the very start, Jupiter for fatherly good luck and Mars for war!

But it all began with Rome. Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus who were sons of Rhea and Mars.

The twins were abandoned at birth out of a fear that they would grow up and later overthrow Amelius, usurper of their grandfather's rightful throne.

Wrongful mis-doings most foul! Treachery and sabotage!! HOW would these two blessed infants make their way in such a world?

As it turns out, the twins didn't have to make their way very far, because one of them killed the other one and then they weren't twins anymore. But that happens later.

First they got rescued by a she-wolf who suckled them with her milk and raised them as her own until they were discovered by the shepherd Faustulus.

Faustulus fed them meat and bread and also raised them as his own until they were old enough to return to Amelius and hack him up as planned. They reinstated the grandfather Numitor to his rightful throne and went off to celebrate by starting a town of their own.

They chose a hilly area where the mama wolf had saved them from certain death in the barren wilderness and began scouting locations.

Romulus liked one hill. Remus liked another. The circle of crows like Romulus' hill, so Romulus killed Remus and named the town after himself. Thus Rome was born and Italy with it.

Text by Steve Smith.

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