Janiculum


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Janiculum:

see Rome before Augustus under RomeRome,
Ital. Roma, city (1991 pop. 2,775,250), capital of Italy and see of the pope, whose residence, Vatican City, is a sovereign state within the city of Rome. Rome is also the capital of Latium, a region of central Italy, and of Rome prov.
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Janiculum

a hill in Rome across the River Tiber from the Seven Hills
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Dione's Janiculum Dorsa ranges from about 0.6 to 1.2 miles (1 to 2 kilometers) in height.
Having sampled the free food we head up the Janiculum Hill to watch the sunset.
The piece is a symphonic tone poem scored for a very large orchestra and cast in four movements, namely the child-like energy of Pines at the Villa Borghese, Pines near the Catacombs, Pines of the Janiculum, which evolves into a beautiful nocturne, and Pines of the Appian Way, which ended in a loud and exciting march that evokes memories of ancient Rome.
Standing atop the Janiculum hill, the panorama keeps getting blurrier as the days go by.
The final chapter centers on the Bosco Parrasio, the garden on the Janiculum Hill in Rome in which the Arcadians held their gatherings.
(The section of missionary art was transferred from the Vatican to the Lateran, which led to the founding of the Missionary Museum, now part of the Vatican Museum.) The necessary rooms for the library were provided by transferring the Urban College to the Janiculum Hill.
Pius's other urban projects from the Piazza del Popolo to the Janiculum Hill served to transform the urban image of the city.
Cervantes School on Janiculum Hill was empty when the blast went off in the early hours.
Gianicolo park on the Janiculum hill offers great views of the city.
Jumping ahead to the third movement ("The Pines of the Janiculum"), my notes again point to the contrasts I heard.
28, 1997) (unpublished manuscript, presented at the Janiculum Project Conference: Reviewing the Past and Looking Toward the Future of the Juvenile Court) (on file with authors) (acknowledging that Illinois reformers took the lead in attempting to reform corrections but identifying judge Benjamin Lindsey of Denver, Colorado as the creator of the juvenile judge as a "therapeutic agent").
It was attributed to the Portuguese knight, Amadeus, who joined the Minorites, and eventually ended up in Rome in 1472 as Confessor to Sixtus IV, spending much of his time in a cave on the Janiculum near the monastery of San Pietro in Montorio, a Franciscan congregation with a special role to play, as this volume makes clear.