Category Archives: Marotta

Suasa

Suasa has a story to tell – a story of conquest and dispossession, of the rise and fall of a civilisation, and of people living out their daily lives – working, playing and worshipping for hundreds of years, unaware that … Continue reading

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A sideways look at Italian – or maybe Marchigiani – bars and caffes

Do you have an ideal caffé-bar? Do you visualize yourself sitting comfortably in a beautiful piazza, with a charming waiter/ress, watching the world go past, sipping a delicious strong coffee, or maybe a freshly squeezed orange or lemon juice, or … Continue reading

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Classical Sites in Le Marche

Inspired by my hero, Mike Duncan, of the History of Rome podcast, I thought I’d list a few classical sites. True to form, not a lot happened in our dear region in antiquity, but there are some sites of interest. … Continue reading

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