The city has developed on seven hills with the rivers running between them, a feature that inspired the early European-American settlers to name it for Rome, the longtime capital of Italy. It developed in the antebellum period as a market and trading city due to its advantageous location on the rivers, by which it sent the rich regional cotton commodity crop downriver to markets on the Gulf Coast and export overseas.
The series features a sprawling ensemble cast of characters, many of whom are based on real figures from historical records, but the lead protagonists are ultimately two soldiers, Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, who find their lives intertwined with key historical events. Rome was a ratings success for HBO and the BBC. The series received much media attention from the start, and was honored with numerous awards and nominations in its two-series run. Co-creator Heller stated in December 2008 that a Rome movie was in development, but as of early 2015 no further production had been initiated. The series was filmed in various locations, but most notably in the Cinecittà studios in Italy.
The current station was built between 1912 and 1914 by the New York Central Railroad south of the city proper to replace the former structure downtown. Such a move was necessitated by a track realignment.
The one-and-a-half-story brick building was constructed in a Neoclassical style and includes columns flanking the vestibules, decorative grillwork and large arched windows. The waiting room includes a bowed ticket window and a series of delicate triple-globed bronze chandeliers. At the rear of the waiting room are paired symmetrical staircases with ornate openwork iron railings up to the near platform.
In 1988, Amtrak conveyed the station to the city of Rome. Amtrak proposed to close the station in 1996, but the city resisted and instead found federal funds to renovate the station. The $4 million reconstruction was finished in 2004.
That is why the outcome of Sunday’s vote was watched nervously in European capitals and on financial markets. Simply put, the Brothers of Italy, does not inspire confidence that Rome will reclaim its role as a steady European partner — although the manifesto of the incoming centre-right coalition sought to reassure EU neighbours and NATO partners.
Italy’s massive debt of roughly 150% of GDP, combined with Italy’s weak long-term growth record, makes the country vulnerable to bond-market selloffs if investors lose confidence in the soundness of Rome’s fiscal policies, and dependent on the European Central Bank to keep its bond yields stable.
Digital influencing seems to have flooded the internet as a marketing tactic, drawing in buyers from account recommendations on social media platforms ... According to Forbes , influencer marketing has existed since the 1930s, but could be traced back to ancient Rome, when gladiators would actually endorse products.
ROME (Reuters) – UniCredit is focused on delivering targets set under its business plan, though it remains ready to seize M&A opportunities in all the markets where it operates, CEOAndrea Orcel said on Wednesday. Speaking at an event in Rome, Orcel sought to clarify comments ...
Roberto Stabile, head of international development at ANICA, the association of Italian producers, told The Hollywood Reporter that Italian movie titles sold well in Cannes and more recently in Venice, leaving filmmakers looking next to Rome’s MIA market in mid-October for additional sales activity.
ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s advertising market will record a slight decrease in 2022 but it will remain still close to pre-COVID levels, an executive of commercial broadcaster MediaForEurope (MFE), told an Italian paper.