Monuments in Rome

Villa of The Quintilii

Villa Quintilii, located in the Appia Antica surrounding, was constructed in 151 AD by Sextus Quintilius Maximus and Sextus Quintilius Condianus, who were successfull consuls in the 2nd century. Nevertheless, the earliest construction of the villa dates back to the Hadrian rule. The end of the once influential consul brothers…

The Vittoriano, Rome’s Typewriter

If you are accused of being “too much” in Rome that means you are REALLY trying too hard. That’s the case with the Vittoriano. For most tourists is memorable; for most Romans is just akward. The monument was built to celebrate king Vittorio Emanuele II after his death, and apparently…