Happy Birthday Rome…

Yes that’s right, April 21, 2018, the Capital celebrates its 2771th anniversary. ” Not bad for this lady, that despite the passing of the centuries always keeps intact its charm, attracting to its beauty and history, past and present, people from all over the world .” The Birth of Rome, also known by the name of Romaia, is a secular festivities linked to the founding of Rome, which took place on April 21 at 753 a.C., according to the sources of the historian Varro. The Roman history, begins from this very date, (according to the Latin phrase ” Ab Urbe seasoned “, or the founding of the city). According to legend, the city was founded by twins Romulus and Remus, who abandoned in a basket along the banks of the Tiber, were rescued and nursed by a she-wolf … the rest is history ! . Not too forward us in legends and fanciful stories , you can attest to some truth to the myth, because thanks to the discovery in recent times, with some archaeological findings, it would seem that the eighth century a.C. , on the Palatine hill arose a walled city. Other sources, attributable to the Latin poet Ovid, would cite some festivals of pagan origin, is designed to celebrate the founding of the city but also the rural economy on which it was based. In 1924, at the height of fascist, April 21 was considered a National Holiday of workers. Subsequently abolished in 1945, was restored May 1. The feast day of April 21, since it is remembered and celebrated only in Rome. On the day the capital, like every year will celebrate with a number of initiatives reminiscent …

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