Visiting Alba Fucens, a Roman colony founded in central Italy in 303 BC—a very important outpost during early wars.
Photos: Professor Scott Smith
Ali Gennaro (right) at the Terme Museum with fellow students. They are transcribing tomb inscriptions.
Ali Gennaro meets a fish at the Syracuse open market on the island of Sicily.
An amphitheater at Alba Fucens, the ancient Roman colony.
Organic material carbonized when Mount Vesuvius erupted. This is a carbonized load of bread at the Museum at Boscoreale.
The famous statue of Dirce at the Museum of Naples.
An Etruscan tomb at Cerveteri. The Etruscans predated the Romans.
ICCS-Rome faculty (from left to right) Chris Gregg, Scott Smith, Dora Vennarucci, and Adam Serfas.
The ICCS faculty strike a familiar pose on the stepping stones at Pompeii. Ancient Pompeiins used these stones to avoid the refuse from homes that collected in pathways. The stones were made to accommodate the passage of chariots.
Positano, a picturesque town on the Amalfi Coast of Italy.
A visit to the Roman Forum with the Colosseum in the background.
At the Roman Forum: the Arch of Titus can be seen through the central columns.
The Sacrifice of Iphigenia at the Naples Museum.
Scott Smith giving an onsite lecture to ICCS students at the Roman Forum.
A statue of Jupiter at the Villa of the Quintilii outside Rome.
The Temple of Saturn, one of earliest temples in the Roman Forum.
A visit to Trajan's Column in downtown Rome. Trajan was emperor from 98 to 117 AD. The column shows scenes from his campaigns against the wealthy Dacians.
A view of Mount Vesuvius from Naples.