“Omnium urbis et orbis Ecclesiarum Mater et Caput. The Mother of all the Churches of Rome and of the world ” . Thus is known the Papal Archbasilica of San Giovanni in Laterano , the cathedral church of Rome and the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop, the Pope. Flanked by saints and doctors of the Church, a 7 meter high statue […]
The Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater) is surely the most famous monument of Rome, so much so that it has come to represent the city itself, as well as the glories of the Roman Empire. This extraordinary triumph of architecture was the largest amphitheatre in the ancient world and despite being partly in ruins it still leaves visitors awestruck by its sheer size and magnificence.