Monthly Archives: February 2019

Venetian Works of Defence, 16th/17th century

The Republic of Venice was the economic power and sea power in the Mediterranean area for centuries. Being a Great Power, they controlled a major part of all trade between the continents and became a hub for all sorts of … Continue reading

Villa Adriana in Tivoli

There was an abundance of imperial residences in the Roman Empire, as the name suggests, but none of them ever matched the dimensions and the unbelievable splendour of Hadrian’s Villa. Villa Adriana in Tivoli, located approx. 30 km northeast of … Continue reading