Night and Day in Trastevere
As with many other large European cities, Rome rose near the banks of a river, the Tiber. While one side of the river flourished and grew in importance, the other, even by the time of Augustus, had been at least partially built up. This part of the city, trans Tiberum, literally meaning the area beyond the Tiber, is today’s Trastevere. We were in Trastevere on two occassions, once at night, and later, during the day.
It was a Saturday night, and the planned mission for our nocturnal venture into the wor...Read More