San Clemente – The Time Machine

The ┬áBasilica of San Clemente with its mosaic and frescos is a jewel of middle age, renaissance and baroque artworks. Then you walk down the first staircase, and you "travel" into the 4th century CE. It is just amazing how you can see and touch a period between the IV and the XI century. Through…

In Depth- San Clemente

This area near to the Colosseum had most probably Republican buildings which were included in Nero's huge Villa, his Domus Aurea. The whole area was destroyed with the terrible fire of 64 CE. After Nero's death, the Flavian Family gave back to the Roman Citizens most of the territory by building a public building for…

The Seven Hills

Palatine Hill: where the legend started - The twins Romulus and Remus were found at the foot of the same hill. Aventine: Temples and baths to a residential aerea Caelius: Esquilinus: Quirinale Viminale Capitol