Saturday, June 1, 2013

Rome: Bike Classical Odyssey Begins!

Photos by Jack Waldron
The Colosseum, named after the colossal statute that Nero erected of himself next to the building in the image of Helios . . . , when the true name of the building is the Flavian Amphitheater . . . 
 The Colosseum viewed through Parco Oppio . . . 
The Arch of Constantine, next to the Colosseum, depicting a scene from the Roman Forum (rectangular relief), with the medallions taken from an unknown monument erected by Hadrian (left: a boar hunt, right: a pastoral sacrifice).
The Arch of Constantine, next to the Colosseum, here depicting scenes of Marcus Aurelius engaged in civil duties
 Standing in front of the Vittorio Emanuele II monument
The Vittorio Emanuele II monument viewed across the Rome Forum
Standing next to the Column of Trajan, which is finely decorated with a helix depicting the victories over the Dacian's

Guards at the gate of the Nymphaeum of Alexander Severus, in the Piazzo Vittorio

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