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the Eternal City

Rome, Italy. The celebrated singer is traveling to the Eternal City for a performance at the Vatican for the Pope himself!
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the Eternal City

a name for the city of Rome.
See also: city, eternal
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The Eternal City first appeared as a topos in the elegies of the Roman poet Tibullus circa 19BC, that is, at the moment that Augustus transformed Rome from the seat of a Republic to the capital of an empire.
THE SEVEN HILLS OF ROME: A Geological Tour of the Eternal City GRANT HEIKEN, RENATO FUNICIELLO, AND DONATELLA DE RITA
A year later, Roddick visited the Eternal City again, this time to participate in the Rome Masters.
This recent turn of events is most welcome in challenging preconceived notions of art in the Eternal City at the turn of the seventeenth century.
The March issue of Gourmet is devoted to the eternal city and is loaded with a bunch of fun and intriguing reading.
Paul's in London and Wren's magnificent church speak of the founding of a new Rome, a new eternal city in England's "green and pleasant land.
The newspaper II Messaggero reported that the system, 15 feet beneath the Eternal City and a quarter of a mile long, runs below the Roman Forum and emerges near the Colosseum.
NEW YORK: In John Guare's Chaucer in Rome, the Eternal City is overflowing with Holy Year pilgrims.
ROME -- Hilton Hotels Corporation today announced that the Rome Cavalieri Hilton, the preferred hotel for global travellers to the Eternal City and the hub for Rome's society set, will become the first European property to join The Waldorf=Astoria Collection.
Mauro Icardi's 17th goal of the season - in the 88th minute - proved decisive for the Nerazzurri, after Radja Nainggolan had got the Eternal City outfit back on level terms following Hernanes' 15th-minute opener.
Escorted visits to Eternal City Rome, hill-top gems Siena and San Gimignano and Florence, breathtaking 'Cradle of the Renaissance' ?
The back division is unchanged from that lastditch victory in the Eternal City - sealed with Duncan Weir's dramatic drop-goal 10 seconds from time - while 58-times capped prop Euan Murray is on the bench.
In the delightful caper, which is being re-released to celebrate its 60th anniversary, she stars as a bored princess who, during a holiday in the Eternal City, decides to shake off her guardians and do a runner in an attempt to find out what ordinary folk do during a holiday in Rome.
Enjoy a fascinating discovery of the eternal city of Rome, the stunning sights of Sorrento and the hidden treasures of Pompeii Highlights.
Creator of the "12 Byzantine Rulers" podcast, historian Brownworth continues his interest in how an eastern version of the Roman Empire survived for nearly a thousand years after the fall of The Eternal City herself.