A Bridge on the Tiber River

A Bridge on the Tiber River

When a king, fearful of losing his crown to the heirs of the king he dethroned, placed to newborns in a basket on the banks of the Tiber he started one of the largest and most dominant civilizations the world has ever known. The Tiber rose with a flood and carried the babies down the river to a point below the Palatine hill where they were at first taken care of by a wolf and a bird.

When Romulus and Remus were adults they decided to found their own city. Due to sibling rivalry and a disagreement over where to have the city, Romulus killed Remus, put the city where he wanted it and named it after himself.

Over 2700 years later I stood on a footbridge, the Ponte Sisto, crossing the Tiber and took a photo of a river made of pure history.

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Camera: NIKON D80
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Focal Length: 92 mm
35mm Focal Length: 138 mm
Exposure: 1/125 sec
Aperture: f 8
ISO: 200


Taken: 2009-05-26 08:28:05
Posted: 2011-02-17 | 09:00





A Bridge on the Tiber River

A Bridge on the Tiber River

When a king, fearful of losing his crown to the heirs of the king he dethroned, placed to newborns in a basket on the banks of the Tiber he started one of the largest and most dominant civilizations the world has ever known. The Tiber rose with a flood and carried the babies down the river to a point below the Palatine hill where they were at first taken care of by a wolf and a bird.

When Romulus and Remus were adults they decided to found their own city. Due to sibling rivalry and a disagreement over where to have the city, Romulus killed Remus, put the city where he wanted it and named it after himself.

Over 2700 years later I stood on a footbridge, the Ponte Sisto, crossing the Tiber and took a photo of a river made of pure history.

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Camera: NIKON D80
Lens Type:
Focal Length: 92 mm
35mm Focal Length: 138 mm
Exposure: 1/125 sec
Aperture: f 8
ISO: 200


Taken: 2009-05-26 08:28:05
Posted: 2011-02-17 | 09:00


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