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Rome Laura 1B

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  • 1. ROME
  • 2. HISTORY It’s an Italian city of 2,796,102 inhabitants, capital of the province of Rome, Lazio region and Italy. It is the largest city in Italy and the fourth most populous city in the European Union and is known as the Eternal City. It is the only city in the world that has inside a foreign state, the Vatican City. Pulse para editar el formato de esquema del texto – Segundo nivel del esquema ● Tercer nivel del esquema – Cuarto nivel del esquema ● Quinto nivel del esquema ● Sexto nivel del esquema ● Séptimo nivel del esquema
  • 3. THE COLISEUM Symbol of the eternity of Rome, the colosseum, as it was known in classical times. Its architecture has allowed almost perfect survive 2.000 years despite fires, earthquakes and systematic looting that has suffered throughout history. The world´s largest amphitheater rising in the heart of ancient Rome. Pulse para editar el formato de esquema del texto – Segundo nivel del esquema ● Tercer nivel del esquema – Cuarto nivel del esquema ● Quinto nivel del esquema ● Sexto nivel del esquema ● Séptimo nivel del esquema
  • 4. THE PANTHEON OF AGRIPPA It is a circular temple built in Rome in the early Roman Empire, dedicated to all the gods (The word Pantheon means temple of all the gods). The city is know as La Rotonda, hence the name of the place in which it is “Angelic and not human design”. Michelangelo.
  • 5. TREVI FOUNTAIN The Trevi Fountain is the largest, most ambitious and most famous Baroque monumental fountains in Rome (Italy). According to the current administrative division of the center of Rome, is located in the rione of Trevi. A traditional legend holds that visitors throw a coin into the fountain ensures your return to Rome. Another version of this legend is that it brings luck throw three coins with the right hand over the left ghoulder to the source. Pulse para editar el formato de esquema del texto – Segundo nivel del esquema ● Tercer nivel del esquema – Cuarto nivel del esquema ● Quinto nivel del esquema ● Sexto nivel del esquema ● Séptimo nivel del esquema
  • 6. ROMAN FORUM AND PALATINE Roman Forum: It´s where life unfolded citizen in ancient Rome: politics, justice, commerce, social life and worship of the gods. Sanctuary of ancient Rome. The Palatine: There are the ruins of the imperial residence, begun by Augustus dramatically enlarged by his successors. Pulse para editar el formato de esquema del texto – Segundo nivel del esquema ● Tercer nivel del esquema – Cuarto nivel del esquema ● Quinto nivel del esquema ● Sexto nivel del esquema ● Séptimo nivel del esquema
  • 7. CASTLE SANT´ANGELO The building was initially conceived as Mausoleum of Emperor Hadrian (117-138). Impregnable fortress where you could withstand the siege for months, no invader could proclaim himself master of Rome until he had rendered Sant´Angelo. Has also served as a palace, where the popes spent long periods in troubled times. He later served as a prison, when it passed into the hands of the italian state, and since 1925 houses the Museo Nazionale del Castel Sant´Angelo.
  • 8. THE VITTORIANO It´s a huge memorial to the city of Rome, Italy, held in honor of the first king of united Italy, Victor Emmanuel II. It was designed by Giuseppe Sacconi in 1895. The monument is built of white marble quarries extracted from Botticino. You have several sources and sculpture of Victor Emmanuel and two statues of the goddess Victoria riding chariots. At the base of the monument is the museum of the unification of Italy. Pulse para editar el formato de esquema del texto – Segundo nivel del esquema ● Tercer nivel del esquema – Cuarto nivel del esquema ● Quinto nivel del esquema ● Sexto nivel del esquema ● Séptimo nivel del esquema
  • 9. PLAZA OF SPAIN The Square of Spain is one of the magical places of Rome, made in the eighteenth century at the expense of the crown of France, is a great stage that makes it one of the busiest places in the city and encouraged. The name of the square is due to Spain´s embassy to the Holy See, installed in a palace in the bottom of the hill from the seventeenth century. Pulse para editar el formato de esquema del texto – Segundo nivel del esquema ● Tercer nivel del esquema – Cuarto nivel del esquema ● Quinto nivel del esquema ● Sexto nivel del esquema ● Séptimo nivel del esquema
  • 10. TRASTEVERE The neighborhood of Trastevere is one of the most popular of the city, where tourists can find the most genuinely Roman environment, to spend a pleasant evening in one of the many trattorias típicas. Ha always been a poor and marginal neighborhood. Retains much of its medieval layout with narrow streets typically Roman, which today are its main attraction.
  • 11. PIAZZA NAVONA Piazza Navona is the quintessential Baroque square in Rome. It is located in the heart of the medieval city, surrounded by narrow alleys. Its characteristic elongated shape is due to the great stadium of Domitian, built in the late first century, on the ruins of which arose in the Middle Ages existing buildings.
  • 12. VATICAN CITY The Vatican itself has an area of 0,439 km² and a population of about 900 inhabitants, 2 so it is a hybrid of city elevated to the status of an independent state, and is the smallest country in the world and the only one with by official language Latin. Pulse para editar el formato de esquema del texto – Segundo nivel del esquema ● Tercer nivel del esquema – Cuarto nivel del esquema ● Quinto nivel del esquema ● Sexto nivel del esquema ● Séptimo nivel del esquema
  • 13. ST. PETER´S BASILICA The Basilica of St. Peter´s Basilica stands on the Apostle´s tomb, located in a century necropolis I. The first Vatican basilica was built by Constantine in the fourth century, and was standing for more than 1000 years, until the Renaissance popes demolished to build a new basilica over the tomb of St. Peter. Maderno´s facade, the dome of Michelangelo, Bernini and Plaza are unique in the world.
  • 14. THE SISTINE CHAPEL The Sistine Chapel is one of the greatest treasures of the Vatican, Rome and the world in general. It is know as much for its decor as being the temple where crown is chosen and the Papas. Construction of the building took place between 1473 and 1481 during the reign of Pope Sixtus IV, who owes its current name. Some of the most important artists who worked on it are Botticelli, Perugino, Luca and Michelangelo.