PORT CITY PROFILE: Ostia Antica, Rome’s ancient port

ROME, ITALY – Legend has it that Ostia Antica was founded at the mouth of the Tiber in the 7th century BC by King Ancus Marciusto to protect¬†Rome¬†from attacks coming via the sea. The legend makes sense – threats often came from the sea in Italy. We know that when Ostia Antica was eventually abandoned … Continue reading PORT CITY PROFILE: Ostia Antica, Rome’s ancient port