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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Rome 703

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 more illustrious predecessors-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Into another long room filled with valuable relics, an attendant unlocks a small side room called the “Venus room”, where, in a niche stands the beautiful statue of the capitoline [sic] Venus found uninjured, the work of a greek [sic] sculptor a longtime B.C. It is very easy to discover where the modern artists got their models for the “Greek slaves”, and other Venus’s.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The next was the “room of the Doves”, so called from the fine mosaic found in Hadrian’s Villa, of three Doves on a fountain basin, and which was copied from a more ancient work by Sosus [sic ] of Pergamum.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Nextly, we cross the “Piazza Campidoglio”, to the palace of the conservatori [sic], through rows of ancient statuary, up stairs [sic], and enter a large room where the walls are covered with immense frescoes illustrating combats between the Horatii and the Curatii, in the days of the Kings, Good- Thence into several rooms containing a few relics, among which was the celebrate “Bronze wolf” standing, well proportioned, supposed to have been made about three hundred years B.C. A slice out of the right hind leg was done, Cicero says by a stroke of lightning B.C. 65. Under her are two twin infants suckling, more modern, illustrating the legend of Romulus and Remus the founders of Rome B.C. 753.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 [ -Saint Petronilla-]

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