Category: Archeology

01 Feb

Roman Houses at the Celio

This place is an archaeological complex located under the Basilica of Saints John and Paul, in Rome. The complex is identified according to tradition with the place where the saints lived and were buried, after having suffered martyrdom there during the reign of Emperor Julian the Apostate (361-363 AD).

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07 Aug

Hermitages of St. Benedict and roman aqueducts

Overlooking the great precipitous cliff overlooking the Aniene River, the Hermitages of St. Benedict offer an evocative and unique panorama of millennia-old reality.
It is a complex of natural and partly artificial caves, communicating both with the Monastery above and in the portion below with a dense network of tunnels, formerly the spechi of Roman aqueducts. Such a place has always been regarded as a destination for spiritual recollection and meditation.

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