Â If you’ve already done some reading for your trip…
While visiting Rome you have surely planned to see the Colosseum, one of the absolute must monuments of the antiquity. Right now there’s one more reason to go and see it: there is an exhibition on the theme “Iliad”, the most important epicÂ poem of the antiquity.
The exhibition tells the tale of each of theÂ 24Â chapters of the poemÂ using archeological material such as sculptures, reliefs and inscription, starting from a supposed bust ofÂ “Homer” himself, and re-creating the main protagonists of the tale, starting with no less than the Olympian gods themselves.
The material present at the exhibitionÂ comes from various museums, including the Capitoline Museum in Rome. The opening hours of the exhibitionÂ are from 8.30 AM till 6.30 PM until the 28th October, and as from the 29th October it closes at 4.30 PM. The exhibition will stay open until teh 18th February 2007. To book a guided tour call the number 06 3996 7700.