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Rocking a Cradle of Democracy: A Colossal Piece of Ancient Architecture

The early morning sounds of garbagemen, their slamming the lids of trash cans in the rear courtyard of my Roman hotel, woke me up quickly out of a sound sleep. I opened the nearby window sashes to greet the dawn … Continue reading

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Et Tu, Michelino? A Fitting Tribute for the Ides of March

My new friend in Rome had offered to take me to a restaurant called “Luigi’s,” built into the ancient remains of the Theatre of Pompey. Anabel was the bilingual guide on a tour of Palatine Hill in which I was … Continue reading

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