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Rome, northeast

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    The anniversary of Rome's foundation, April 21, 753BC, is marked by a public holiday. Few cities can expect to celebrate a 2760 year old birthday shortly.Historians and archeologist trace Rome’s true origins from a ninth century BC pastoral settlement on banks of the Tiber River to an eighth century BC town that had developed along the trade routes that connected the Etruscans to the Greek colonies of the south. By the fifth century BC Rome was at the center of a nascent empire that would evolve into of a vast empire stretching from Britianna to Persia. Its population exceeded a million by the second century AD and by the 3rd century AD Rome at its peak had a population of 2 million. Rome’s fortunes vacillated during the Dark Ages and its population and importance had precipitously fallen by the Middle Ages; however the city saw a second period of development during the 15th century Renaissance when the Papacy took up permanent residence in the city. Although Rome's power has since waned, the city remains the

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Rome

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The anniversary of Rome's foundation, April 21, 753BC, is marked by a public holiday. Few cities can expect to…

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Rome
Rome, northeast

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Rome

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Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) Airport
Located 11 miles from center city. Telephone: 43-1-7007-22233 (24 hours)…

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