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Roman arts centre found beneath Piazza Venezia in Rome

An arts centre built by Roman emperor Hadrian in 123 A.D. has been found beneath the Piazza Venezia in Rome.   Archaeologists who have completed the excavation of a 900-seat arts centre under one of Rome's busiest roundabouts are calling it the most important Roman discovery in 80 years. The centre, built by

Is Rome’s Pantheon a massive sundial?

Experts have a new theory that the Pantheom, one of best preserved buildings from the Roman world, may have been built to act as a colossal sundial, designed to illuminate its entrance at the exact moment the emperor entered. The precise calculations made in the positioning and construction of the Pantheon

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