The Nilometer of Roda is considered the most important Nilometer from Islamic times, it was rebuilt by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mutawakkil.
The Erechtheion is an Ionic-style temple on the Acropolis in Athens, built between about 420 and 406 BC.
The Abbey of Vallombrosa is located in the village of the same name in the municipality of Reggello, in the province of Florence in the Apennines and diocese of Fiesole,… Read More
A female at her devotions. Costume near Florence. In Italy, the young and the old alike frequent the churches.
Montparnasse in Paris is named after Mount Parnassus. Views in Greece. Drawings by Edward Dodwell, 1821. The Grand Tour.
Locals of Pisa with English neckerchief and french handkerchief in front of an orphanage.
Costume at Lerici on the east side of the Gulf of La Spezia. Here were passed Shelley’s happiest days.
This particular thoroughfare is the David street in its normal condition today. It is the principal street of the city Jerusalem.
Virgil’s tomb (Italian: Tomba di Virgilio) is a Roman-era crypt in Naples, believed to be the grave of the poet Virgil (15 October 70 BC – 21 September 19 BC).
For centuries, Sorrento has been the destination of northern European longing for Italy. Writers and painters have immortalised the place in words and pictures.