Multi-religious marathon for peace in Rome

Multi-religious marathon for peace in Rome

Multi-religious marathon for peace in Rome. City and Vatican co-organise Rome Half Marathon Via Pacis. The Rome Half Marathon Via Pacis, schedued for 17 September, is described as the first multi-religious half marathon for peace. Peace, integration, solidarity. These are the fundamentals that inspired the “Rome Half Marathon VIA PACIS”. Event promoted by Rome Capitale […]

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Archaeology at Rome’s Fiumicino airport.

Archaeology at Rome's Fiumicino airport.

Fiumicino displays ancient statues until December. Archaeology at Rome’s Fiumicino airport. Ancient statues of Apollo, Aphrodite and the river god Tiber have gone on display in the international departures area of Rome’s Fiumicino airport. Thanks to a collaboration between the airport and the nearby Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica. Between now and December passengers taking international […]

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Mini Pompeii found in Rome

Mini Pompeii found in Rome

Excavations to finish metro Line C in the capital continue to throw up ancient Roman archeological finds. After a military barracks last year, the latest discovery is two Pompeian buildings near the Aurelian Wall. Two ancient Roman edifices have been discovered during excavations to extend Metro Line C in Rome. Archeologists were undertaking reinforcement works on […]

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Rome’s “metro museum” on the ruins

Rome authorities are set to build the world’s first ‘archaeological underground station’ around an ancient Roman barracks which came to light during works to build a new underground station. The remains of a second century imperial barracks were found nine metres below street level in November, when construction began on Amba Aradam-Ipponio station on the […]

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