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Capturing Images Of Ancient Rome


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Capturing Images Of Ancient Rome

  1. 1. Capturing Images of Ancient Rome <br />By: Brittany Hamning<br />
  2. 2. Santa Maria di Loreto <br />Santa Maria di Loreto is a 16th century church in Rome, located just across the street from the Trajan&apos;s Column, near the giant Monument of VittorioEmanuele II.<br />
  3. 3. Colonna Traiana, Roma<br />Piazza Colonna is a piazza at the center of theRione of Colonna in the historic heart of Rome,Italy. It is named for the marble Column of Marcus Aurelius which has stood there since 193 CE. The bronze statue of Saint Paul that crowns the column was placed in 1589, by order of Pope Sixtus V. The Roman Via Lata (now the Via del Corso) runs through the piazza&apos;s eastern end, from south to north.<br />
  4. 4. Palazzo Venezia, Roma<br />The Palazzo Venezia is a palazzo (palace) in central Rome, Italy, just north of the Capitoline Hill. Its name recalls that it once served as the embassyof the Republic of Venice.<br />
  5. 5. Colosseum, Rome<br />The Colosseum or Coliseum, originally theFlavian Amphitheatre (Latin: AmphitheatrumFlavium, Italian AnfiteatroFlavio or Colosseo), is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city ofRome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.<br />
  6. 6. Tempio di Saturno, Foro Romano, Roma<br />The Temple of Saturn (Latin: TemplumSaturni orAedesSaturnus) is a monument to the agricultural deity Saturn, that stands at the western end of theForumRomanum in Rome. It represents the oldest-surviving foundation in that area, having been established between 501 and 498 BC.<br />
  7. 7. palazzettodello sport<br />The Palazzettodello sport was built for the 1960 Summer Olympics. This building was designed by Pier Luigi Nervi and was opened in 1957. It hosted boxing among other sports during the Olympic Games. Presently the &quot;Palazzettodello Sport&quot; hosts the most important volley matches of &quot;M.Roma Volley&quot;, which is the volleyball team of Rome.<br />
  8. 8. StadioFlaminio<br />Located on the ForoItalico, is the major stadium of Rome, Italy. It is the home of the Italian national football team, as well as of both local teams A.S. Roma and S.S. Lazio. It was built in 1936 and has a capacity of 72,698. It was the site of the 1960 Summer Olympics, but has also served as the location of the 1987 World Athletics Championships and the 1990 FIFA World Cup. It will also be hosting the UEFA Champions LeagueFinal in 2009.<br />
  9. 9. Saint Peter&apos;s Basilica and Square in Vatican City<br />The Basilica of Saint Peter, officially known in Italian as the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano and commonly known as St. Peter&apos;s Basilica, is located within the Vatican City. It occupies a &quot;unique position&quot; as one of the holiest sites and as &quot;the greatest of all churches of Christendom&quot;.In Catholic tradition, it is the burial site of its namesake Saint Peter, who was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus and, according to tradition, was the first Bishop of Antioch, and later first Bishop of Rome and therefore first in the line of the papal succession<br />
  10. 10. StadioOlimpicodi Roma<br />Stadium of the 1960 Olympic Games and place of the final match of FIFA World Cup; home of the Italian Seria A Clubs AS and Lazio Roma. Capacity: 81,138<br />