Celebrating Rome's 2,762nd Birthday!

Romulus and Remus at the Musei Capitolini, Rome

The city of Rome is celebrating its 2,762nd birthday starting today with an unprecedented three days of events. The foundation of the Eternal City - il Natale di Roma - is officially recorded as 21 April 753 BC.

The 5th century BC bronze sculpture of the She-wolf Suckling Romulus and Remus is found in the Hall of the She-wolf in the Conservators' Apartment at the Capitoline Museums.


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