“All things change; nothing perishes." – Ovid The Baths of Diocletian, once an ancient Roman day spa and pleasure palace, so to speak, are partially preserved and have been converted into a museum of ancient art and artifacts. Here are some photographs of antique Roman statuary in the gallery of their sculpture garden.
Rome's Capitoline Hill is an architectural jewel at the heart of the city, rising elegantly above the chaos of Piazza Venezia and the Via dei Fori Imperiali. For the ancients, the Capitol represented the seat of divine power and the rule of law. Monumental temples to Juno and Jupiter were erected here, towering over the … Continue reading The Capitoline Hill