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Postcard from Rome: the “Coliseum”


“Rome – the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere see moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.”
-George Eliot

Postcards from Italy :: Roman Holidays... the "Coliseum Quartet" | photo: ©ockstyle

Postcards from Italy :: Roman Holidays… the “Coliseum Quartet” | photo: ©ockstyle

“She had always been fond of history, and here [in Rome] was history in the stones of the street and the atoms of the sunshine.”
~Henry James

Postcards from Italy :: Roman Holidays... the "Coliseum" | photo: ©ockstyle

Postcards from Italy :: Roman Holidays… the “Coliseum” | photo: ©ockstyle

Roma nun fa’ la stupida stasera
damme ‘na mano a faje di’ de si’
sceji tutte le stelle piu’ brillarelle
che puoi e un friccico de luna
tutta pe’ noi …
~Lando Fiorini

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