The perfect proportion of the St. Peter’s Square of Vatican City State

St. Peter’s Square is one of the most monumetal squares in Europe. It was made by a great Baroque artist and architect, Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
Pope Alexander VII asked Bernini to design a monumental square in front of St. Peter’s Basilica in 1656, taking into account the already existing structures. We are talking about two things: Continue reading The perfect proportion of the St. Peter’s Square of Vatican City State

Colosseum – A legendary place of execution

The Colosseum is the largest amphitheater in the world and the  biggest closed structure Romans ever built. For the grand opening ceremony, games with gladiator fights, naval battles and animal fights were scheduled for a period of a hundred days. During that time, more than 5,000 animals were killed.
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