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Tagged With: Caesar

BUILDINGS The Old Prison Is Like New …

IT’S CALLED „CARCER TULLIANUS“, was built around 300 B.C. and was used for more than a 1000 years – in all of its ancient cruelty, unchanged and with a horrifying reputation. You find it right in the centre of the Italian capital Rome, on the edge of the legendary Forum Romanum (in the map look … Weiterlesen »

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CURIOSITIES Rome – Hamburg – Bremen …

WE WELL EDUCATED PEOPLE LEARNT IN SCHOOL, how proud the Romans were to be a republic (just think of Cicero!), until Caesar declared himself dictator (a deed which cost him his life) and his adopted son and nephew Octavianus became the first of a string of mostly ill-fated emperors. Wherever there was a space to put … Weiterlesen »

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