Decline in Craftsmanship Between the 1st and 3rd Centuries

COMMENT: I took the tour of the Vatican museum and the sculpture collection is unsurpassed. It was great that a pope told the people to bring statues to the Vatican [...]

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Nero’s Palace Finally Open for Tourists After more than 10 years

Nero’s Domus Transitoria (Transit House) has finally opened to visitors after 10 years of renovations. Even I have never visited this place despite all the [...]

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Rome: Another Example of Detroit?

Rome, perhaps the first European capital city to be on the verge of bankruptcy, demonstrates that in economics, nothing is eternal. Governments everywhere are in [...]

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