Travel Blogs from Santa Margherita di Pula
... 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 ...
During our time in Sicily, we visited two ancient Greek amphitheaters. The first one we visited was located at the top of a hill in a small city. We got off the bus we were traveling in at the bottom of the city, where we then got onto a smaller bus that took us up about halfway through the city. Upon getting off that bus, we then walked the rest of the way up through the city to the peak of the ...
... that housed a statue of the god the temple was dedicated to. These temples were central to how the Greeks lived their lives. Stories about the gods and goddesses became their way of surrounding the world around them. They constructed rituals to be performed to keep their gods happy, and these became events entire communities would be involved in. Their art surrounded ...
... fact that they are still standing is magnificent in itself. All of these temples were located at the top of an enormous hill, which indicates that they were highly regarded by the ancient Greek culture. The temples were created to show honor and respect to the gods of Greek mythology, and they could be seen from miles away. The view from the temples on top of ...
... lived during a time when Rome was prospering. The house was built when Rome was flourishing at its height, around the first quarter of the 4 century AD. The villa was most likely used for leisure and as a vacation home because mosaics depict an elaborate hunting scene. It is obvious that this house was used for entertaining. One can imagine in the basilica, the stately room located at the end of the public ...
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Strada Statale 195 Km 33,800 (Localita S. Margherita), Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $178
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S.S. 195 Km 33, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $187
SS 195 Km 33.400, Santa Margherita di Pula | 3 star hotelfrom $134
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