Video: The Catacombs of Rome

Friday, May 28, 2010 \PM\.\Fri\.

The short video by the informative website Rome Reports shows beautiful and never before seen images of the world beneath Rome.  From the Temple of Mithra to the underground aqueduct that feeds Trevi Fountain.


2763rd Anniversary of the Fovnding of Rome

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 \PM\.\Wed\.

Happy Birthday Rome!

Today, 2763 A.U.C., Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus.*

According to legend, Rome was founded on April 21, 753 B.C. by twin brothers descended from the Trojan prince Aeneas.  Romulus and Remus were the grandsons of the Latin King, Numitor of Alba Longa. The King was ejected from his throne by his cruel brother Amulius while Numitor’s daughter, Rhea Silvia, gave birth.  Rhea Silvia was a Vestal Virgin who was spoliated by the pagan god Mars, making the twins half-divine.

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