ROMA MEDIEVALE. Il volto perduto della città

particolare Mosaicista romano, Frammento musivo con testa virile: S. Luca Evangelista, 1230 ca., Musei Vaticani, Città del Vaticano
21/10/2022 - 16/04/2023
Museo di Roma

An exhibition to rediscover the lost face of Rome between the 6th and 14th centuries and its pivotal role in Christian and medieval Europe for both simple pilgrims and rulers and emperors.

The exhibition itinerary, divided into 9 sections, with over 160 works including mosaics, frescoes and movable works, mainly from Roman public collections and places of worship, as well as from prestigious museum institutions such as the Musei Vaticani, was created with the aim of raising awareness of little-known aspects of the heritage of the Urbe. It starts with the discovery of the mediaeval city through its most iconic places, such as basilicas and palaces, but also through the environmental context, today profoundly modified, such as the course of the Tiber with ports and bridges where urban life and activities took place. The immersion in the reality of the Roman Middle Ages is then deepened by examining the rich patronage of popes and cardinals, the activity of artists and workshops, and the city's fascination as an essential pilgrimage destination even for kings and emperors. Rich didactic apparatuses illustrate the many faces of the undisputed capital of medieval Europe in the exhibition.


Museo di Roma
Opening hours

From 21 October to 5 February 2023
Tuesday to Sunday 10.00 - 19.00 hrs.
24th and 31st December 10.00 - 14.00
Last entrance one hour before closing
Closed on: Monday and 25 december

Before planning the visit, CONSULT THE NOTICES

Entrance ticket

Consult the page: Tickets


tel. 060608 (every day 9.00 - 19.00)

Promoted by Roma Culture, Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali

In collaboration with Sapienza Università di Roma - Department of History Anthropology Religions Performing Arts

Scientific project by Marina Righetti

Curated by Anna Maria D’Achille and Marina Righetti

Organisation Zètema Progetto Cultura

Exhibition|Late Antiquity and Medieval Art


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