Julius Caesar was born in Rome and quickly advanced throughout the political system. After gaining much power, he used it to his advantage to strengthen the government and carry out much-needed reform by enlarging the Senate, diminishing debt, and by building the Forum Iulium.
Pocket Rome. << An epic, monumental city, Rome gets under your skin fast. Even on a short break, you’ll be smitten by its artistic masterpieces and iconic monuments, operatic piazzas and haunting ruins. Life is lived to the full here, and the city teems with trattorias and designer restaurants, street-side bars and glam fashion boutiques. Visit once and you’ll be hooked for life.
The Collusium in Rome, Italy is lit to make it seem more intimidating, which contrasts interestingly with the natural sunlight visible in this pciture. The sunset gives off a nice pink glow in the clouds above, while the uplighting of the arches makes the collusium seem imposing and huge.