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Similar Architecture of Greece and Rome

Buona Sera! I am a student who is beyond blessed to be surrounded by such friendly and caring students and staff in Rome. This past weekend we enjoyed our stay in Athens, Greece. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and shared 5 hours worth of information regarding the The Roman Ruins, The Agora, and The Parliament to us. It was interesting to learn how Greek History as well as Roman History can go hand in hand in regards to the architecture. Our tour guide had a book about the Greek monuments that we saw with our own eyes but the book was actually published in Italy. Seeing the...

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Art and Architecture of Rome

Tom, Sean, and I had our walking tour in Rome this week. We toured three sites including the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and Santo Augustino. We started our tour at the Pantheon, which means “Honor all gods” in Greek. The most preserved construction of ancient Rome, the Pantheon was dedicated to all the gods of ancient Rome. Outside of the Pantheon, there is a fountain in the plaza. Fontana del Pantheon was ordered by Pope Gregory the 13 and modified with a different basin in 1711 by Pope Clement the 11. In 1711, the marble figures were removed and replaced by Luigi Amici and can be seen in the...

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Students at the Colosseum

Group Photo of the Students at the Colosseum

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Future Educators Visit Athens, Greece

What a great trip for us future educators! Today we had the opportunity of exploring Greece and seeing all the amazing monuments we’ve learned about throughout our education. How amazing will it be to one day teach our classes about these places and get to show them actual pictures and share our own stories from when we visited these amazing places. This trip is truly incredible!

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An Education at the Acropolis

This is true education. Right under the Acropolis above the theater gathered around as we listen to the history before us come alive.

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