Villa Olimpo Le Torri
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... 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 ...
... the stage was outstanding. The next day, we visited another amphitheater that was much bigger in size. It was made completely of stone, and its stage was twice the size of the previous one we had seen. This amphitheater was located on the side of a hill, and it too had an amazing view overlooking the ocean. The enormity of the amphitheater was breath taking in itself; easily able to seat ...
... their festivals surrounded the gods, their wars depended on the gods, and their societies were fixed upon the gods. When the Romans eventually conquered Greece, they adopted these ideas and their culture as well became fixated upon the gods. These temples were not only great works of art and architecture that we have today, but central social artifacts that tell of their ...
... was nothing short of astonishing. They stood alone at the peak of this great hill, overlooking the surrounding city and the ocean close by. The architecture displayed by these temples was later used by the Romans in their creation of many temples and monuments during the erection of the great Roman Empire. A well-known example of this would be the ...
... on the columns are actually straight. The surface is not flat, but it is made to look flat. The Temple of Hercules was built around 500 BC, same as the Temple of Hera in Greece. The Temple of Concordia was built in 430 BC. During this time Agrigento was a more significant city than Rome because Rome is just starting to transform itself into a city in 500 BC. The Romans learned from the ...