As mentioned on the forum, I was going to be a bit distracted for a while, and I ended up not getting the latest done last week. And then this past weekend, I went on a short vacation to the Eternal City … Roma itself. My second time there, but had to review everything again, as I had my parents along: the Vatican, the Fountains and Piazzas, the Catacombs, and of course the Forum Romanum. Below, a view over the Forum from our trip.
For anyone contemplating Rome, I have only three words: Go. See. Marvel. And try to make time for a visit to Pompeii, if at all possible.
I will try to have the second part of the SPQR post up this weekend.