Casa dei Cavalieri di Rodi, Rome

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  • Between the markets of Trajan and Augustus the Roman architectural style clearly and ancient Rome's different from Loggia remains impressive. It seems to the remains of the monastery when they built the outside foremost Street show the prestige of the Empire by Mussolini, forced eviction. Loggia is that 211 Pope Paulus II (reign: 1464 - 1471) of one repaired around Marco Valvo cardinal nephew was appointed priest of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem. Since 1946, has become the property of the Knights of St. John of Malta.
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  • Templar House in Rome, the House of the Knights of Rhodes, resting on the ruins of the Forum Augustus. The building has an interesting history and the great façade attracted my oppmeksomhet. The red flag with the white cross wire in the wind here. The Interior will also be interesting and Nice, as well as housing the bygnngen two halls used as function rooms. The site is not open to the public daily and you have to arrange a tour.
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  • The last layer is a direct consequence of the demolition of the monastery of Saint Basil, of its church and the monastery of the Annunciation took place in the third decade of the last century for the opening of the Via dei Fori Imperiali. And then, in a kind of late but compensates in 1946 the House was granted to the sovereign military order of Malta, derivation of former owners. Built on Roman structures, in 1466 Cardinal Marco Barbo gave her current appearance and trim. Towards the Forum of Augustus has cuts a fine figure of himself a balcony flanked by two Windows with a Greek cross and – towards the Forum of Trajan-a just as nice, if not more, eight arched loggia. The entrance from Piazza del Grillo was restored by the order of Malta during the restoration that followed the abovementioned concession. Inside the House is organized around two halls: the Hall of honor and the Sala della Loggia, also called Hall of the balcony. The first has a beautiful wooden ceiling and frescoes with medallions and the second contains a reconstruction of a part of the frieze of the arcades of the Forum of Augustus as well as remains of a fresco by Sebastiano del Piombo and other frescoes "torn" by the Church Saint Basil's, before its demolition. From a door in the back of the class greater than you get the beautiful Loggia erected by Cardinal Barbo on a wall of the Augustan age: in addition to the unique panorama, preserves frescos on the walls with landscapes and medallions depicting emperors, unfortunately damaged by time and from the weather, but always highly relevant (we speak of artists belonging to the circle of Andrea Mantegna). Other groups that meet in the visit: Byzantine Hall, the Antiquarium of the Forum of Augustus and the chapel of St John the Baptist, the patron saint of the Knights (going by a porticoed Atrium augusteo travertine pillars and arches).
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  • I thought it was some kind of place for photo shooting. Apparently you can walk through and go further.
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  • Not a lot, but it contains a lot of history. It is more beautiful at night, when the lights come on. The photos below are of all the "Fori Imperiali" (Foro di Augusto, foro di Traiano and the foro di nerva) Is right on the main square of Rome, so do not have as you don't see!
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  • Extra-territorial residence of the Knights of Rodes: what is their left of their old missions? Today it is a charity. Not to be mean, they come to us to make donations, but to be a member, have neighborhoods of nobility. That beautiful people in their meeting, but with the money of poor people like us. Look for the error.
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