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Snow makes ancient Rome into Winter Wonderland

Feb­ru­ary 3 and 4, 2012 have been really spe­cial days.  After the snow­fall in 2010, I didn’t think we’d get so lucky with a real dump again so soon.  Sure, it made life a bit tricky with the traf­fic but… Con­tinue read­ing

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Ostia Antica in the Snow

Visu­ally as stun­ning and rarely seen is Ostia Antica in snow.  I must con­fess that I wasn’t present for it, Decem­ber 17, 2010.  Col­leagues from our AIRC Ostia Antica exca­va­tion (led by Uni­ver­sity of Bologna) went out in the morn­ing… Con­tinue read­ing

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Hey Virgil, Thanks for the snow

It doesn’t hap­pen very often– and I swore I’d eter­nally regret miss­ing when it next hap­pened– snow in Rome. And, as lady luck would have it (ahem, For­tuna was the sub­ject of my dis­ser­ta­tion, so we go way back) it… Con­tinue read­ing

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