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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Erotic Pompeii: The City was really so obscene?

Erotic Pompeii: The City was really so obscene? : A little of History. Erotic Pompeii: Traveling to a Different Pompeii, we will answer that question.  Pompeii is located in the south of Italy. barely two hours away by train from Rome. The story is quite familiar. The city is located on the slopes of Vesuvius, a volcano that on August 24, 79 AD, broke and buried the city in a sea of ​​ash. More than 20,000 people died in that event. …

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Evolution of a Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome

Evolution of a Roman Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome Ancient Roman Crane and Hoist: The Roman Empire invested a lot of time, effort and money developing new cranes for the construction of their buildings, bridges and especially aqueducts. They took the Greek’s crane as a model and improved it.   Roman Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome Ancient Cranes How to build a. Roman Aqueduct?  Roman aqueducts were underground for most of their length, so …

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Erotic Pompeii, Vettii House – Italy

Erotic Pompeii Vettii House The House of the Vettii in Pompeii, famous for its erotic paintings, can now be visited, although the most surprising environments still remain closed to tourists. Pompeii was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.  The ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum are one of the main tourist attractions in Italy. Vettii house of Pompeii, may be visited by tourists. It had been closed for twelve years, but the interventions for its restoration will make …

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