Colle Dei Rustici

Address: Via Mattia Pascal 34 b, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy | B&B
 
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This B&B, located on Via Mattia Pascal 34 b, Agrigento, is near Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi), Temple of Concord, Eraclea Minoa, and Temple of Hercules.
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      Ancient Roman Villa

      A travel blog entry by colebuck on Jan 06, 2015

      ... depicting Greek mythology, the rise of the Roman Empire, and specific uses of certain rooms indicate the life and style of art that's seen by the Ancient Roman culture in Rome today. The Romans would've used the villa as a living space, dining area, bathing location, etc. It was easy to tell that the villa was a ...

      Greek Amphitheaters

      A travel blog entry by colebuck on Jan 06, 2015

      ... people in attendance. Years later, the same type of architecture of these ancient Greek amphitheaters was re-established in Rome. Its seems that the Ancient Romans used the design of these ancient Greek amphitheaters in the development of there own entertainment facilities. The architectural design of the large stone amphitheater even resembled the inside design of the Colosseum, built centuries ...

      Valley of Temples

      A travel blog entry by gunnarpatrick on Jan 05, 2015

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      Descending into Sicily, I instantly knew that this island was home to beautiful hills rolling along a clear navy sea that waves in balance. I was soon to discover that between these mountains, columns of stone stood and had been standing for 2,700 years. Some of the oldest and best preserved of these columns are at the Valley of Temples in Sicily. On top of a hill that ...

      Valle dei Templi

      A travel blog entry by colebuck on Jan 05, 2015

      ... of the Pantheon, built in Rome many years later. Overall, seeing Valle dei Templi was, in my mind, a surreal experience. Standing in front of these temples that have been around since the 5th century BC, and that played such a significant roll in not only the Ancient Greek society, but the Ancient Roman society as well, was an experience that I will not soon ...

      Valle dei Templi

      A travel blog entry by lbreault on Jan 05, 2015

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      ... the Sicilians. Sicily was the first Roman province outside of the Peninsula. The grounds of these temples were also classrooms.

      The significance of this is that the idea of universities and schools were inherited. The thoughts behind these temples, the math, architecture, and artistic beauty, has transcended through time and determined how the city of Rome and how the modern world looks. ...