Tuesday, January 29, 2013


Fun Facts:
  • Built in 1612 by Pope Paul V of the Borghese family
  • Also called "Aqua Paolo"
  • Dragon and eagle=symbol on Borghese coat of arms
  • Columns are from the old St. Peter's
  • Marble is from the Roman forum
    • Spolia=Roman tradition of reusing building materials
  • Bizzone=little fountains throughout Rome

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