Roman Forum - Basilica di Massenzio/Maxentius. Work began 306-310. Completed under Constantine.

Roman Forum - Basilica di Massenzio/Maxentius. Work began 306-310. Completed under Constantine.

Trajan's Column  is a Roman triumphal column in Rome, Italy, that commemorates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars ( Romanian ancestors). Completed in AD 113, the freestanding column is most famous for its spiral bas relief, which artistically describes the epic wars between the Romans and Dacians (101–102 and 105–106).

Trajan's Column is a Roman triumphal column in Rome, Italy, that commemorates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars ( Romanian ancestors). Completed in AD 113, the freestanding column is most famous for its spiral bas relief, which artistically describes the epic wars between the Romans and Dacians (101–102 and 105–106).

Tempietto, Roma, [photo- via style saloniste] Donato Bramante (1444- 1515) This little temple is a martyia (a building that commemorates a martyrdom) that marks the traditional site of Saint Peter's crucifixion. Perhaps, Renaissance Italy's most perfect expression of classical order and harmony.

Tempietto, Roma, [photo- via style saloniste] Donato Bramante (1444- 1515) This little temple is a martyia (a building that commemorates a martyrdom) that marks the traditional site of Saint Peter's crucifixion. Perhaps, Renaissance Italy's most perfect expression of classical order and harmony.

Temple of Romulus, Roman Forum. They still have the original key to open this door!!! That is just mind boggling to me, I cant even keep up with my car keys! LOL

Temple of Romulus, Roman Forum. They still have the original key to open this door!!! That is just mind boggling to me, I cant even keep up with my car keys! LOL

Temple of Vesta, Roman Forum. The temple was the storehouse for the legal wills and documents of Roman Senators and cult objects such as the Palladium. The Palladium was a statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) believed to have been brought by Aeneas from Troy.

Temple of Vesta, Roman Forum. The temple was the storehouse for the legal wills and documents of Roman Senators and cult objects such as the Palladium. The Palladium was a statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) believed to have been brought by Aeneas from Troy.

The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312 AD.  Rome, Italy

The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312 AD. Rome, Italy

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