The festival site of the Woodstock 99 Revival Festival from July 23rd to 25th, 1999 at Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, NY.
About 250,00 people came to hear the bands, but the festival ended amidst violence and vandalism on account of big discontent (because of what were perceived to be excessively high prices of food and drink, etc.). Discontented concertgoing thugs set several ...
The Miliarium Aureum (golden milestone) in Rome was a gilded column of bronze. It was put on on instruction of Emperor Augustus 20 BC. at the eastern corner of the Rostra on the Forum Romanum in Rome. Originally the names of the capitals of the provinces of the Roman Empire and their respective distances of Rome stood on the column. This column should remind humans of the size of the empire and...
Going to Rome? Here you find 173 things to see in Google Earth Rome, Italy, in a single KMZ file. It's a collection of things both from myself and from others, that I found searching over the net. I hope you have some fun...
'All roads lead to Rome' (Omnes viae Romam perducunt)
once upon a time this was not so far from the truth. In the Middle Ages pilgrims converged on the spiritual home of European christianity from all over the continent, upon arrival in Italy following the route that linked Rome with Canterbury - the Via Francigena, which, together with the Camino de Santiago, was the principal spiritua...
Rome synagogue very follows the same tradition as Florence synagogue in its décor. It was built 2 blocks away from the place where 5 of Rome synagogues used to be. Now all the Roman Jews come to this synagogue to pray during the holidays and on Sabbath. The synagogue is very large and it has sephardic décor, with walls painted with Moorish patterns from the floor to the ceiling. It also has Art...
This file contains three overlays:
One shows the Appian Way and the Traian Appian Way;
Other shows the roman ways from Rome;
The last shows the downtown Rome at Roman Empire age, with the Roman Forum, where the Appian Way starts.
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This pictureset contains placemarks and mapped images of many sightseeing and tourist attractions of Rome. Following attractions amongst others are shown:
Piazza di Spagna, spanish steps, spanische Treppe,
Mausoleo di Augusto
Palazzo di Giustizia
Castel San Angelo
San Pietro, St. Pauls ...