Valerio Novelli

Rome free evening concerts at the Conservatory Santa Cecilia

Opens Saturday, February 20 and until 09 April, in the Conservatory of Music Academic Hall “Santa Cecilia” (Via dei Greci, 18), the third edition of the Festival “A body for Roma” designed by Giorgio Carnini and promoted by the Camerata Italica, in collaboration with the Accademia Filarmonica Romana, the Conservatory “Santa Cecilia” and, this year, the University Concert Institution (IUC). The concerts are free and evening The festival is sponsored by the Lazio Region, the City of Rome and the Dante Alighieri Society, it is part of a larger project that tends to draw public attention and the institutions on…

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Rome Appia Antica street : The nymph Egeria

The nymph Egeria is located near the ancient Via Appia in the Caffarella park. According to tradition, the nymph Egeria was one of the deities related to the sources of water and milk offers reciprocated by giving prophecies; generally accompanied them heroes or important characters, so ‘Egeria is one‘ to the origins of Rome by marrying the Roman king Numa Pompilius, the successor of Romulus. Legend has it that they should meet in this place to chat and make love, here inspired nymph groom in making laws and treat the religious order of primitive Rome. On the death of King…

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(Italiano) Roma Via Giulia

Roma Via Giulia : Situated at the center of the city between the district of Trastevere and Campo dei Fiori, in the Middle Ages the road was called “magistralis” because it reputedly one main road, although winding and muddy. Sixtus IV della Rovere, in the plan of reorganization of the city, rebuilt in 1478 this street called the Via Giulia “mercatoria” because it linked the high financial potential area (Piazza di Ponte S. Angelo) with the markets of Campo de ‘Fiori and Piazza Navona. But it was in 1508 that Pope Julius II della Rovere he designed, with Bramante, the…

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