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An impromptu trip to Rome (part 1)

One blustery Friday evening in January 2009 I did the most spontaneous thing I have ever done and booked a flight to Rome for early the following morning. Earlier in the day I’d endured the dreaded ‘Collections’ (Oxford speak for … Continue reading

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BSR Summer School day 11 – Early Medieval Rome

13/9/10 – 5.30pm The day started with rain, which made taking photos rather problematic, but it brightened up throughout the day. We started by going to the Forum Romanum to see an early church which was converted from a Roman … Continue reading

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BSR Summer School day 5: The Triumphal Procession

7/9/08 – 4.40pm We left the BSR at 9am and walked to the Pantheon, the most complete surviving building from antiquity and surely one of Rome’s most impressive buildings. We had breakfast at one of the restaurants next to it … Continue reading

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