A short history and travel story on the Roman church Santa Maria sopra Minerva--a great Rome attraction and place to visit in Rome.
A blog about Torre di Largo Argentina, a square with cool archeological remains, in Rome, Italy.
A visit to Rome wouldn’t be complete without a stop at Vatican City and St. Peter’s Basilica. The largest Christian church in the world, St. Peter's is filled with beautiful objects of art from some of the greatest artists of the Renaissance and Baroque eras. Everywhere one looks there is art, including fabulous mosaics. Paintings… Continue reading Visiting St. Peter’s Basilica and Vatican City
Since many travelers love visiting cultural and historical sites, I started Roaming Historian with the hope that they would find value in hearing about those places from a credentialed historian. A year later, it seems that my blog and social media accounts resonate with people and I am very happy! I know that not everyone… Continue reading The Roaming Historian in Rome
As the time grew near for our first tour with The Roman Guy (now known as The Tour Guy), I grew increasingly excited. I've found tours to be a great way to learn—as long as the guide is knowledgeable, experienced, and passionate. The Roman Guy guides were all of the above. As a history professor… Continue reading Roaming With The Roman Guy—a Tour Review