Antiquity

Our first itineraries introduce you to Roman history showing you its development from the Republic to the Empire, up to the beginnings of Christianity at the beginning 4th century AD. With the establishment of the Roman Church and the transfer of the emperor to Konstantinopel, the townscape of Rome experienced substantial changes, whose stages we will reconstruct during our tour.

Colosseum, Palatin, (view of Roman Forum)

The Palatin is one of the seven hills in Rome. After Augustus, emperors like Tiberius, Domitian and Septimus Severus chose the Palatin for their private villas. The monumental remains of their palaces still give us an impressive idea of the…

Life in Roman Antiquity: Roman Forum, Colosseum and Capitol

Forum Romanum
The singular view of the Capitol over the ruins of the antique buildings of the Roman Forum, the Palatin and the Colosseum has been for centuries a popular object for poets, writers and painters.The Capitoline hill and its former Temple…

The Via Appia Antica: the ancient street of commerce

The history of the Catacombs of S. Callisto goes back to Pope Callixtus (217-222), who responded to the law at that time, which forbade the funeral of the deceased within the city walls. With its total surface of 15 hectares…

The emperor Augustus

Empire who ruled from 27 BC to 14 AD. The rule of Augustus initiated an era of relative peace known as the Pax Augusta, or Augustan peace from which still remains the Ara Pacis, the “peace altar”. After several years…

On the footsteps of Julius Caesar

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