"I found a Rome made of bricks and I leave a Rome made of marble" Thus the Emperor Octavian Augustus celebrated his enterprise as an urban planner, giving Rome that image of Caput Mundi which still today, even if from its ruins, continues to spread.
We will explore with the help of drones, 3D reconstructions, high resolution photos and documents, the history of this extraordinary complex in the heart of the Eternal City.
From the Forum of Augustus which celebrated its greatness but also its lineage and power, to the Forum of Peace wanted by Vespasian and the Trasitorio one made by Nerva.
During the time of the Emperor Trajan, Rome perhaps reaches the apex of its greatness and certainly at the height of its beauty: we will visit the monuments wanted by the Emperor Trajan starting from its Forensic Area, the last to be built, with the Basilica Ulpia, the large square with the exedras and the Libraries, paying particular attention to all the works he wanted, even in the renovations of the previous Imperial Forums. We will continue with the complex of the so-called Trajan's Markets.
We will also see how the Imperial Forums have crossed the centuries and how, in particular at the beginning of the 20th century, the area has been completely transformed and has become the symbol of a past that we do not always know and appreciate.
A free virtual visit not to be missed!
Free: EUR 0.00
Category: Arts | Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm