Monday

Roma Tickets

Well, who shall triumph in the eagerly awaited Champions League match between A.S. Roma and Manchester United? Tickets are fairly easy to come by in Rome, but will Manchster Utd take a large travelling support with them?
Will the Giallorossi be able to exact revenge or will Utd thump them once again?

For those looking for tickets the availability information is available here:

http://www.asroma.it/Doc.aspx?Categoria=63&Documento=8840

Friday

The Republic of Rome

First Period (510-87 BC) from the expulsion of Tarquin to the Dictatorship of Sylla.
Second Period (87-30 BC) from Sylla to Augustus.

496. The Latins and the Tarquins declared was against the Republic and were defeated at Lake Regillus.
477-396. Wars with Veii and Etruscans. Veii taken by Camillus after ten years siege.
390. the guals,under Brennus, won a remarkable victory over the Romans on the banks on the little River Allia, after which the sacked and plundered Rome. However, they eventually returned to their own land and Rome was gradually rebuilt.
264-146. The Punic Wars, which culminated in the destruction of Carthage, the leading naval power in the Mediterranean.
88-86. Fighting between Marius and Sylla.
82-79. Sylla's dictatorship. Delcine of the Republican institutions.
60-53. The first Triumvirate: Caesar, Pompey and Crassus.
58. Caeser's campaigns in Gaul and Britain.
48. Pompey was defeated at Pharsalus. Caesar was assassinated on March 15, 44 (The Ides of March), during a senate meeting.
43. The Second Triumvirate: Octavian ( the future Augustus), Anthony and Lepidus.
31. Octavian defeated Anthony and Cleopatra at Actium (Greece).

Saturday

The Kings of Rome

According to the legend, the seven Kings of Rome were : Romulus, Numa Pompilius, Tullus Hostillius, Ancus Martius, Tarquinius Priscus, Servius Tullius and Tarquinius the Proud.
667 BC. Romans and Albans contesting for superiority agreed to choose three champions on each side to decide the question. The three Horatii, Roman knights, overcame the three Curiatii, Alban knights,and unite Alba to Rome.
509BC. Tarquin the Proud and his family expelled for tyranny and licentiousness; royalty abolished; the Patricians established an aristocratic commonwealth.