A legend says that from this tower Roman Emperor Nero watched the Great Fire of Rome, but it’s actually a 12th/13th building, probably belonging to a Papal Militia’s barrack.
ITALY, Sicily, women sewing in their home. 1962
The Dukes of Parma and Piacenza.made this theater built in a baroque style as their court theater in 1618. Some concert and opera performances are now held there. The theater was destroyed in 1944 by an Allied bombing; it was rebuilt and reopened in 1962.
Villa Reconstruction James Stanton-Abbott
- Villa at Boscoreale, Pompeii, Italy Computer Reconstruction (This reconstruction of the Villa at Boscoreale was undertaken for THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART in New York.)
- Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii, Italy The purpose of this reconstruction is to investigate the relationship of the Triclinium, the famous dining room at the villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii, Italy, to its setting within its gardens and its extensive views.
I could not reblog this fast enough.
The worn marble steps at the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This is the result of 500 years of walking.
One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station photographed this oblique night image of almost the entire country of Italy and the islands of Sicily, Corsica and Sardinia on July 26, 2014.
Image credit: NASA