this infinitely complex city…it is hard to imagine an epoch in which Rome has not been crowded, corrupt, maddening, shallow, gross, hypocritical, and yet, at the same time, heavenly. The city, indeed, is riddled with places where divine and earthbound are said to have met.

– Ingrid D. Rowland. New York Review of Books, December 22, 2011.

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