Rome is one of the world’s great cities. Steeped in over 3,000 years of history, it is also vibrant and beautiful. The Eternal City will open its gates to you, offering centuries of history, art and beauty. Seven layers of the same city, seven hills holding magnificent monuments, seven kings that started this beautiful adventure called Rome. There...

Il 5 dicembre si è tenuta presso il Centro Studi Americani di Roma la presentazione del libro Storia degli italoamericani, pubblicato negli Stati Uniti lo scorso anno dalla Routledge—The Routledge History of Italian Americans (2018)—e adesso tradotto ed edito in Italia da Le Monnier-Mondadori Università. Erano presenti William J. Connell, curatore...

Once upon a time there were the Western movies. Then came Sergio Leone and he created the Spaghetti Westerns. Actually, he is acknowledged as one of the most influential directors in the history of cinema. To celebrate him and his powerful cinematic narration, his hometown Rome hosts an exhibit that opens today at the Ara Pacis Museum. In 2019 it's...

Rome is home to one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world. Its history is closely intertwined with the events of the Roman Catholic Church and the papacy, which over the centuries has played the roles of both protector and persecutor of the Roman Jews.  Culturally rich and vibrant, even though it is spread out throughout the city, the Roman...

Tutti pazzi per il Colosseo, a dirlo non sono solo i romani ma i viaggiatori su Tripadvisor nel 2019, l’anfiteatro Flavio è infatti l’attrazione più prenotata dell’anno. L’Italia e gli Stati Uniti sono gli unici posti che hanno 3 location nella top 10. A Roma ci sono anche i Musei Vaticani, accompagnati da Piazza San Marco a Venezia. Al secondo pos...

The so-called 'Basilica of the Mysteries' has been reborn in Rome. The basilica, one of the most magical and mystery-shrounded underground locales in Rome, has been restored with funding from Swiss foundation Evergete. The restoration has restored the whole northern wall of the lefthand nave, with its refined decorations, and the blazing whiteness...

Five and a half miles southwest of Rome lies Cinecittà Studios (‘Studio City’ in Italian), a vast film production which rose to international prominence when Roberto Rossellini’s gritty 1945 drama, Rome Città Aperta (Rome, Open City), won critical acclaim both at home and abroad. Cinecittà’s proximity to Rome and all of its historical architecture,...

Rome is home to one of the world's top ten most beautiful streets - Via dei Coronari - according to the influential US publication Architectural Digest. Located in the heart of Rome's historic centre near Piazza Navona, Via dei Coronari is a colourful 500-m long stretch of road flanked by buildings dating mainly from the 15th- and 16th centuries. A...

Last October, during the visit of the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella to the White House, President Donald Trump said the following words: "The United States and Italy are bound together by a shared cultural and political heritage dating back thousands of years to Ancient Rome.” An uproar broke out, because some people wanted to...

Timber from what became modern France was used to build villas, porticoes and ships in ancient Rome, according to a new study. Ancient Rome was built using wood cut from trees more than 1,000 miles away in the Jura mountains in eastern France, say researchers. Experts from the National Research Council in Italy said the planks they have studied sho...