Ben Lang, Rome '14, recounts our visit to the Basilica of Saint Agnes, built atop vast catacombs that spanned miles underground and contained thousands of graves!
A magnifico trip! Charlie Himmelrich, Rome '14, recaps our two weeks in Rome...
The ruins in Herculaneum enthralled me in a way that was different than the other sites we've visited, by Liu Han Sheng (Boreas), Pompeii '14.
My experience at Pompeii was amazing as it incorporated two seemingly juxtaposing subjects, science and history, into one site, by Sabrina Slagowitz, Pompeii '14.
Paestum gave me a sense of the grandeur of ancient times, by Aulden F., Pompeii '14.
Today we took a trip to the Tuscan town of Fiesole where there are a lot of Etruscan ruins.
Today we went to see the Medici Chapels, including the Chapel of the Princes. The Chapel was vast and adorned with the artwork of Michelangelo.
The major Greek gods and goddesses and their Roman counterparts, e.g. Zeus, Athena, Poseidon, are common knowledge, but few know of the many myths that arose from the same cultures...
Juliette Jampolsky, Rome '14, recounts our Calder Classics trip to the Capitoline Museum in Rome.
Primo A., Florence '14, writes about his experience climbing the steps of Il Duomo...
Today was quite the sight-filled day in Florence! ... we headed towards the Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze downtown, where generations of artists studied and created dozens of the Renaissance masterpieces we enjoy today in the Academia museum...
Our visit to Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, Campo di Fiori, Piazza della Minerva, and the Area Sacra, by Frances Dewey, Rome '14.
Julia Shin, Rome '14, writes about our journey to the Colosseum, the grand arena located in the center of the city of Rome.
Today we went to Siena... I was immediately overwhelmed by the beauty of the architecture.
Calder Classics explores the Palazzo del Te in Mantua.
Seeing Fra Angelico's frescos for the first time by Angela Montero, Florence '14.