Rome caput mundi. For centuries, during the time of the Caesars, Rome was thecapital of the world, both politically and culturally. Following the dark timesof the barbarian invasions, the city reclaimed its primacy and again flowered asthe Rome of the Popes, who besides providing spiritual directives forChristianity were also exceptional patrons of the arts and conservators ofculture. Rome has always shown its political and cultural supremacy by deckingitself out with magnificent architectural, sculptural and pictorial works by thegreatest masters of all times. Anyone who visits Rome comes away overwhelmed bysuch an abundance of beauty, but before that risks getting lost in an endlessmaze of masterpieces that embrace two millennia of human history.
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