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Seven Hills of Rome   /sˈɛvən hɪlz əv roʊm/   Listen
Seven Hills of Rome

The hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built.

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"Seven Hills of Rome" Quotes from Famous Books

... the workshop for Engraving. Here the artists are employed in engraving the seven hills of Rome, ancient circuses of that celebrated city, plans of the forum, obelisks of Rome and Egypt, ruins of Pompeia, drawn on the spot by the late J. B. PIRANESI, together with modern subjects, such as the splendid edifices ...
— Paris As It Was and As It Is • Francis W. Blagdon

... the matron Domitia Lucilla, the mother of Marcus, stood embowered in delightful gardens on the Coelian Hill, the most easterly of the famous Seven Hills of Rome. In an age of splendor, when grand palaces lined the streets and covered the hill-slopes of the imperial city, when fortunes were spent upon baths and gardens, or wasted on a gala dress, or on a single meal, this pleasant ...
— Historic Boys - Their Endeavours, Their Achievements, and Their Times • Elbridge Streeter Brooks

Words linked to "Seven Hills of Rome" :   hill, capital of Italy, palatine, Roma, Rome, Italian capital, Eternal City

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