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The road to Paris 2024 for street skateboarders starts this week at the World Skate Street Skateboarding Championships in Rome, Italy. The week-long Pro Tour event, running from 26 June to 3 July, is the first of the 2022 season where skateboarders can earn points for their Olympic World Skateboard Ranking (OWSR). The final OWSR … Read more

Qantas Operates First Non-Stop Perth-Rome Flight

Photo: Vincenzo Pace | Simple Flying Qantas IATA/ICAO Code QF/QFA Airline Type Full Service Carrier Hub(s) Brisbane Airport, Melbourne Airport, Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport Year Founded 1920 Alliance oneworld CEO Alan Joyce Country Australia Qantas’ latest non-stop flight between Australia and Europe took off on June 22nd following massive anticipation. The flight is notable not … Read more

‘The Eternal City,’ the Villa Aurora, and Princess Ludovisi

Rome’s serene skies and stately buildings often serve to salve the wounds of its history. Layers of monuments and ruins conceal centuries of struggles and triumphs. Through its many rebuildings, the Eternal City seems to declare “Tomorrow’s another day.” Villa Ludovisi Aurora is a case in point. Tucked away behind the grand hotels of the … Read more

When in Rome | UDaily

Article by Ann Manser Photos courtesy of the American Academy of Rome. June 22, 2022 UD art historian Denva Gallant awarded prestigious prize to conduct research at American Academy Art historians might focus their scholarship on such areas as architecture or sculpture or, frequently, on paintings — those that we’re likely to see hanging in … Read more

In the Classical World, Persia’s Powers Rivaled Greece and Rome | Smart News

A gold Achaemenid plaque featuring a winged lion-griffin, dated to between 500 and 330 BCE. Courtesy of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Who were the power players in the interconnected classical world? Ancient Greece and Rome likely come to mind. But a new exhibition at the Getty Villa in Los Angeles aims … Read more

E-scooters were supposed to fix travel in Rome. Then they became a major problem

Rome (CNN) — Rome, the eternal city, has been invaded, conquered and pillaged countless times since its founding nearly 2,800 years ago. Each attack has left scars throughout the city, from the ruins of the Roman Forum to the cavern of the Circus Maximus where chariots once raced. Modern degradation has also left citizens angry, … Read more