The sun rose at and will set at and the Ave Maria should call at 18:45. It is the 19th Sunday after Pentecost.
On this day 79 years ago, more than 1,000 Jews, including 200 children, were rounded up during a Nazi raid in Rome’s Jewish Ghetto and deported to Auschwitz. Only 16 would return to Rome alive: 15 men and one woman. #16Ottobrehttps://t.co/OcTlLFqv3y
— Wanted in Rome (@wantedinrome) October 16, 2022
And there’s this…
— L’Osservatore Romano (@oss_romano) October 16, 2022
Sites and sounds.
An homage to friends in Chicago.
The other day I wrote about the change of from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian on the night that St. Teresa of Avila died. I mentioned a pair of fountains (one by San Salvatore in Lauro) that were made in the time of Gregory and a Latin inscription that can still be see in the entrance to a palazzo at the intersection of the Via dei Prefetti and the Via della Lupa (no. 17). One of the participants here posted a Gold Star comment about the Latin text. HERE
I went to find that inscription, and the old fountain, which I had not seen for many years.
At the Piazza del Popolo I spotted this, which says just about everything about Rome.
A lime green Lamborghini in front of a Vespa in front of a garbage truck in front of a church.
And at the Piazza…