the Eternal City


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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!
See also: city, eternal

the Eternal City

a name for the city of Rome.
See also: city, eternal
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Essays cover liturgy and mythic history in The Marvels of Rome; the identity of the Eternal City through visual art, monumental inscription, and the Mirabilia; the Jewish experience of Rome in the 12th century; an assessment of the political symbolism of the City of Rome in the writing of John of Salisbury; Rome in Arabic and Persian Medieval literature; and an imagined city.
True to form, Woody Allen delivers a beautiful homage to the eternal city.
The second part describes the overlapping political and religious uses of the Eternal City during Italian unification in the nineteenth century.
Drawing on recent findings in archaeology, art history, and the history of religion, Mosaics in the Eternal City explores the influence of pagan, Jewish, and Christian traditions on civic identity and public art, as well as the repercussions of religious and political conflicts and the demographic shifts in Rome over time.
We've lined up a bargain break in the Eternal City specially for readers.
My prayer is that he be invited to Rome, and there in the Eternal City to preach the annual retreat for the members of the curia working at the Vatican.
As some three million people took their leave of the Eternal City under the dark skies, Rome seemed to be weeping for the man from a far country who had said during his installation in 1978 that he was "now a Roman.
Yet despite its squeamishness towards the contemporary, the Eternal City does seem to be loosening up a bit, witnessed by the recent completion of Renzo Piano's concert hall complex (AR May 2003) and Meier's Jubilee Church (AR April 2004), with Zaha Hadid's new Contemporary Arts Centre still to come.
Travel to the eternal city, Rome, with college student Laura Patterson as she embarks on an art history course peppered with the lives and loves of Italian Romeos and chefs.
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 2004 edition of the Calendario Romano, a calendar that promotes tourism to the Eternal City, has raised some eyebrows.
The March issue of Gourmet is devoted to the eternal city and is loaded with a bunch of fun and intriguing reading.
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.