Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Historic Walk - Roman Festivities in the Foro

Saturday, 18 December:
Roman festivities in the forum, a children's tour (adults also welcome).

The Forum with its temples and statues was the last refuge of the pagan gods as Christianity spread through the Eternal City. This walk takes you through the Roman Forum by retracing the pagan processions, festivities and ceremonies which were to be seen here at different times of the year. The memory of such festivals lives on in one of the city's most impressive archaeological sites.

Time: 1000 a.m.
Meeting Place: at Largo Corrado Ricci, off via dei Fori Imperiali.
Cost: CCR Members - €10.00 Non-member - €15.00
Extra fee: entrance ticket to Forum also valid for Palatine and Coliseum, €12.

Deadline for booking
: 11 December through Olivia at 349 8064341 or oercoli@yahoo.com
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