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Off the Beaten Via: Top 5 of Southern Italy

Author: timetravelrome /

Written for TimeTravelRome by Kieren Johns. All roads lead to Rome, or so the old proverb goes. For those of us with an interest in the ancient world, it’s a saying that still very much rings true to this day. Whether it’s a chance to explore the remains of the ancient city itself in the Forum, or the opportunity to get up close [...]

2021-10-14T11:09:36+00:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: Top Destinations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Emerged from Capua: Spartacus and the Slave War

Author: timetravelrome /

For those who enjoy a bit of historical pop culture, the city of Capua is probably all too familiar due to its association with Spartacus and slave rebellions. Founded during the 6th or 8th centuries BCE, Capua was in the region of Campania. Campania was a prosperous and wealthy region, valued for its lush countryside. Capua itself among many things was a centre [...]

2019-06-03T20:41:07+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Top Destinations|Tags: , , , |