38 min

Is Rome ruined? A talk with journalist and travel writer Erica Firpo Rome & Empire with Darius Arya Digs

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If you study history, you'll know that Rome has suffered setbacks over the ages, like Nero's fire. More recently, the major cash flow for the Jubileo celebration in 2000 is long gone. Now it's a long, hard road ahead for Rome. But is Rome actually in ruins? Darius talks with journalist & travel writer Erica Firpo, who writes about lifestyle and contemporary culture in Italy. Together they look at the recent NYTIMES article "Rome in Ruins" and give their two cents' worth on the state of Rome today.

If you study history, you'll know that Rome has suffered setbacks over the ages, like Nero's fire. More recently, the major cash flow for the Jubileo celebration in 2000 is long gone. Now it's a long, hard road ahead for Rome. But is Rome actually in ruins? Darius talks with journalist & travel writer Erica Firpo, who writes about lifestyle and contemporary culture in Italy. Together they look at the recent NYTIMES article "Rome in Ruins" and give their two cents' worth on the state of Rome today.

38 min

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