Rome - The Eternal City

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Rome has continuously been one of the most important cities in the Western World. First as the capital of the Roman Empire, and continuing today as the center of the Catholic Church and an important influence for all of Christendom. Rome also embodies some of the greatest attributes of the Renaissance era, especially art and architecture. Come along with us as we explore the many highlights of this ever-changing city.

Video length: 30 minutes

Topics covered in this Video

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Fun Facts about Rome

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Renaissance Rome

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Michelangelo’s Piazza Campidoglio

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Palatine Hill

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Quirinal Hill

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Trevi Fountain

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Definitions of Renaissance & Baroque

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Michelangelo, Raphael & Bernini

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Famous churches & art

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Vatican City & Swiss Guard

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St. Peter’s Square

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St. Peter’s Basilica

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Vatican Museums

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Borghese Gallery

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Piazza Navona

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Pantheon

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Famous Piazzas

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Trastevere

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Jewish Quarter

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Appian Way

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Ostia Antica

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Roman Cuisine & Lifestyle

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