This is a picture of Palatine Hill. This relates to the Roman foundation story because Romulus supposedly lived at the bottom of Palatine Hill. This location is where Rome began, and where it's first ruler lived.
What a beautiful picture from Italy is a place I've always wanted to visit! The Forum, Rome - Province of Rome Lazio. I first saw it around this time. It was closed so we walked up Palatine Hill which gives great views and the Forum cats start coming out.
Around the year Rome was no longer considered a city. It was considered the whole civilized world and everyone else was a barbarian. They no longer believe this, thank goodness, but there are so many well preserved structures from that time.
Palatine Hill is widely referred to as the mythical founding place of Rome. The Palatine was home Rome's most wealthy residents and powerful Emperors.
Rome's Top 10 : Roman Forum - Palatine Hill Features - Domus Flavia Marked today mainly by the remains of two fountains, this imposing edifice was the official wing of a vast emperors’ palace, built by Domitian in AD 81.