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Palatine Hill crumbling away

  1. Feb 18, 2006 #1

    arildno

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    Dearly Missed

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    I saw that yesterday. It is VERY sad. :cry:
     
  4. Feb 18, 2006 #3

    matthyaouw

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    Sad indeed, but it's a tad naive to think that ruins can be kept in a perfact state of (dis)repair forever. They are after all, ruins.
     
  5. Feb 18, 2006 #4

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    Sic transit gloria mundi..
     
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    Venice is sinking too. I will provide international shelter for all the displaced Italian women :cool:
     
  7. Feb 18, 2006 #6

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    I think it's a fair idea that they mentioned at the end of the article, to charging admission to more of the ruins/historical sites in Rome. It does cost money to keep them restored, and it seems reasonable to ask the people who enjoy seeing them and wish to keep them restored to pay a fee to help. A very modest fee for admission would probably go a long way given the number of visitors they get.
     
  8. Feb 18, 2006 #7
    Purgatio is est non problem.It est toruist they postulo ut terminus amount populus ut adveho illic ut is won't exsisto ut pessime damagedCleaning is est non problem.It est toruist they postulo ut terminus amount populus ut adveho illic ut is won't exsisto ut pessime miniatus
    :uhh:
     
  9. Feb 18, 2006 #8

    Integral

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    The Roman ruins are of world wide interest, it seems like a world wide send a dime or penney to save Rome campaign ought to be considered. Actually the same goes for Chinese, Greek, Egyptian or other ancient civilizations.
     
  10. Feb 18, 2006 #9

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    All Italian women under the age of 30, or perhaps all the Italian women under the weight of 120, 130 or somewhat? Think it through, lest you become host to a bevy of slight 70-90 year olds, all doting on you and calling you "bambino".
     
  11. Feb 18, 2006 #10

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    Well, not sure how much use dimes and pennies would be in Italy, but if they can use my jar of pennies, they're welcome to it. :rofl: I'd be generous enough to convert my donation to Euros. I agree, that the relics of ancient civilizations are of interest to all people, and we could all chip in a bit to help the "host" countries with restoration efforts. I would think if they ran a fundraising drive in conjunction with some major museums all over the world, they'd be able to afford those restorations before it's too far gone to be salvagable.
     
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