The History of Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome.

Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome: Historic Evolution of Tourism Ancient Greece Map      Ancient Rome Map This is the first part of an investigation of the History of Tourism. The second part, Tourism in the Middle Ages can be read here Tourism is a series of trips made for pleasure or for commercial, professional or similar reasons, during which the absence of habitual residence is only temporary. Modern tourism was born in the XIX century, as a consequence …

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Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery – Milan

Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery The Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery is a famous shopping arcade in Milan. Here are some of the most elegant and prestigious shops in the city. Also known as “El Salón Milan”, it is situated between two icons of the city: the Duomo and the Teatro alla Scala. Whether for shopping or just browsing through its famous shop windows, it is a must-see in Milan. Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery Columbia Store Columbia Store on Amazon A little …

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History of Medieval Treadwheel Cranes in Germany

Five Medieval Treadwheel Cranes in Germany Today The History of Medieval Treadwheel Cranes in Germany: The treadwheel cranes were used by architects and engineers from the times of the Romans. Probably some stopped being used only at the beginning of the 20th century. This is a detail of those that still exist. Some are original and have a thousand years of antiquity. A few others were rebuilt. These are the five medieval treadmill cranes existing today in Germany. All are worth …

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Roman Empire: Roads Calculator by Orbis

Is there a Roman Empire Roads Calculator? Yes. Stanford University has a calculator of sea and land routes, which existed in the Roman Empire. ( ORBIS) . The calculator has land routes, maritime coast and offshore, used during the Empire. You can calculate the distance and the estimated time according to the season of the year. Also the cost of the transfer in denarii. Below are the examples Roman Empire: Roads Calculator Start of the application. With the marine and terrestrial …

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Collectible Coins: American Revolutionary Coins Countermarked in Philippines

American Revolutionary Coins Countermarked in Philippines  A collaboration of Marty Martinez The circulation of the Philippines at the time of Spanish domination consisted of coin minted in other regions, mainly Potosi, Peru and Mexico, with the same denominations as in the rest of the colonies. From the independence of the American colonies, there was a retraction in the circulating in this zone. For this reason should have appealed to a very curious policy: the reselling of currencies. Potosí, Peru and …

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