Via Giuseppe Romita
The entrance to what was once the Planetarium is inscribed with the very last line of Dante's Divina Commedia: 'L'amor che move il sole e l'altre stelle' ('The love that moves the sun and the other stars'). The door frame is decorated with the signs of the Zodiac.
The Planetarium, once the largest in Europe, occupied the ancient Aula Ottagona, the octagonal hall of the Baths of Diocletian.
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private and
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