The capital of Italy is renowned for monuments expressing the power of emperors, popes and dictators.
Dr Nigel Spivey leads a newly devised tour that explores how the emperors from Augustus to Constantine created a language of symbols that has resonated down the centuries, shaping Rome as ‘the eternal city’.The tour focuses on the art and architecture of Ancient Rome, from the Forum to the Capitoline Hill, with the chance to discover ‘hidden’ aspects, such as Nero’s megalomaniac Golden House and Trajan’s markets, which are still being excavated. Hadrian built his own palatial villa complex outside the city and incorporated architectural elements from€ross Europe.
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