The Roman Forum, Coliseum, and Palatine Hill


Palatine Hill, the upscale neighborhood of ancient Rome.




St. Peter's Basilica, view from Palatine Hill



There is a great view of the Forum from this spot on Palatine Hill

The courtyard of the Vestal Virgins' Residence


The Forum (ground level). 

Arch of Titus. Built 82 AD, by Titus's older brother Emperor Domitian, to commemorate Titus's victories, notably the siege of Jerusalem in 70 AD. Wikipedia article


Courtyard of the Vestal Virgins' residence.


Arch of Septimius Severus, built 203 AD to celebrate his victories.   Wikipedia article


The Colleseum


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