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Lions, and Bears and Gladiators: Oh My!

There has been a lot of hype lately regarding the imminent opening of the¬†underground corridors, or “hypogeum”, of the Flavian Amphitheater (Colosseum) in Rome this summer. ¬†And, while I am very curious to explore them myself, I would like to … Continue reading

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Silver Wedding, House With Shop, Another Successus….

Yesterday we completed the House of the Silver Wedding – named after the fact that the family ruling in Naples back in the 19th century hosted a silver wedding anniversary party there. Yet another incredible villa, always locked, off the beaten path and not a tourist to be seen. It comes complete with a rebuilt tetra-style atrium (4 columns supporting the compluvium roof, over a very nice impluvium). Continue reading

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