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A scence in the Forum  

A scence in the Forum

Return to Rome

September 4th 2008
Return to Rome Our return to Rome proves to be far less dramatic than Julius Creaser’s return to Rome. We arrive via train from Venice on Tuesday, 2 September. We had previously visited Rome for 5 days this past February. We immediately notice the sweltering heat compared to our last visit where we had to bundle up. We also notice that the number of tourists has increased tenfold. Upon ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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