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Fall and Rise of Rome

Explore the fall of the Roman Empire to the dawn of the Renaissance in Rome
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3 hours
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  • Explores the period between the fall of the Roman Empire and the birth of the Renaissance
  • Led by a historian from a local university
  • Case Romane del Celio Archaeological Site, Monastery of the Santi Quattro Coronati, and San Clemente Basilica
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It was a fascinating tour: Philip is beyond knowledgeable on his subject. I would have liked--and I don't even know if this is possible--to know, even in a brief way--what triggered the rise of Rome after the dark days. My son (who like Philip is a trained academic) said duh Mum, the Renaissance. Like every Context tour, it always leaves me wanting more.
The itinerary was very good. However, I felt that the guide focused his attention on only two of the six in our group and had a bit of a condescending attitude towards the rest of us. He also rushed us through the sites - he seemed in a rush.
It was wonderful. Philip was extremely knowledgeable and very entertaining!

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