Tag: history


  • Short Guide for Students Studying Abroad in Rome

    Whether you are studying at John Cabot University, CIEE Institute, American University of Rome, or elsewhere, it is important to make the most of your time in Rome by immersing yourself in the culture of the city and exploring what it has to offer. To help you do this, I… Read More
  • How to get to from Rome to Pompeii?

    Pompeii is one of the most well-preserved ancient Roman cities and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy. If you are staying in Rome and want to go on a day trip to Pompeii, it is totally doable! The easiest two ways to go are by car or… Read More

Short Guide for Students Studying Abroad in Rome

Whether you are studying at John Cabot University, CIEE Institute, American University of Rome, or elsewhere, it is important to make the most of your time in Rome by immersing yourself in the culture of the city and exploring what it has to offer. To help you do this, I… Read More

How to get to from Rome to Pompeii?

Pompeii is one of the most well-preserved ancient Roman cities and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy. If you are staying in Rome and want to go on a day trip to Pompeii, it is totally doable! The easiest two ways to go are by car or… Read More

Who painted the Sistine Chapel?

The Sistine Chapel is one of the most astonishing, heart-pounding, and jaw-dropping spots in the whole world. It is accepted to be a major artistic achievement of human civilization. But who painted the Sistine Chapel? Of course, everyone knows that the ceiling frescoes were made by Michelangelo, but he… Read More

How did Julius Caesar die?

The most famous Roman of all time, Gaius Julius Caesar, was assassinated in 44 BC on March 15. The day is also known as the Ides of March. His assassination remains one of the most speculated murders of history. The main reason behind the murder was that he became the… Read More

10 Secrets you didn´t know about Gladiators

We all know about Roman Gladiators and how they fought for the pleasure of the emperors and the people. But there are certain things not everyone knows about them. Here are 10 secrets about gladiators you may not know.  1) The biggest bloodbath ever recorded  The biggest bloodbath ever recorded… Read More

Why is Rome called Rome?

Have you ever wondered why Rome is called Rome? It’s believed that the origin of the name Roma comes from the legend of Romulus and Remus. You might have seen an image of a wolf suckling two babies during your visit to Rome and wondered the meaning behind it. It’s… Read More