Tuesday, December 2, 2014

December 2, 2014: Horses in Rome Advent Calendar

At the top of the step leading to the Campidoglio and the stature of Marcus Aurelius we encounter the twins Castor and Pollux, two mythical horse tamers. The statues are ancient Roman copies of 5th-century BC Greek originals.

1 comment:

sunday@church said...

I love this one and I missed it when I was there last.