City: According to mythology Rome was
created by Romulus and Remus, the twin sons of the god of
war Mars and Rhea Silvia. According to the legend, this was
on April 21, 753 BC. The two brothers quarreled about who
should rule the new city and give it his name. Romulus killed
his brother and gave it his name.
According to archaeologists, the origin of the city is
somewhat different. Rome was originally built on seven hills:
Palatine Hill, Aventine, Capitoline Hill, Quirinal Hill, Viminal
Hill, Esquiline Hill and Caelian Hill. The habitation of Rome
occurred in several phases. In the 10th century before Christ,
small settlements were founded on two of the seven hills.
In the 7th century BC new settlements were added, spreading
out onto a third hill, followed by new settlements in the
6th century BC. The Etruscans conquered these settlements
around this and united the settlements of the three hills
into one town. Finally, settlements on the other four hills
were established in the 4th century BC. Due to a wall being
built, connecting all the settlements, a real city was established
that experienced rapid expansion. Rome has played an important
role in world history, especially as the capital of the Roman
Today there are 2,741,086 people living in Rome (2009).
It is the capital of Italy and also the location of the Vatican
Building: The Basilica of San Bernardo
alle Terme is situated on the Piazza San Bernardo, opposite
Santa Susanna. The church was built as an abbey church, built
in 1598 in a rounded corner of the preserved buildings in
the outer wall of the Baths of Diocletian. The structure of
San Bernardo alle Terme is similar to the Pantheon, for it
is cylindrical, with a large dome and oculus. The diameter
of the building is 22 meters.
God’s name: inside the church
is a sepulture, dedicated to the sculptor Carlo Finelli (1785-1853).
The monument was made ??by the popular sculptor Rinaldo Rinaldi
(1793-1873). Rinaldi was born in Padua, the son of the Italian
sculptor Domenico Rinaldi. Rinaldo studied under Grandmaster
Antonio Canova of Rome and built up a good reputation for
himself. His sculptures are on display today in many museums
including the Louvre in Paris and the Hermitage in St. Petersburg,
The deceased is depicted on the monument sitting down
admiring a relief. To the left is a figure representing "faith".
She holds a book on which the divine name is to be seen on