67 minutes | Jul 4, 2019

Ruminations Episode VI: Urbs Aeterna

Ruminations is back with its most historical episode yet! In Episode VI, Chris and Steve recount their April trip to Rome, the Eternal City, highlighting the history and splendor of St. Peter’s Basilica, the glory witnessing the Capitoline Wolf and Augustus of Prima Porta statues in person, an unexpected visit to an actual medieval castle, and more. This episode is a bit on the long side, folks–if you make it through the first 45 minutes, you’ll at least be rewarded by two superb anecdotes that practically had the hosts in tears! Stick around until the end and check out our show notes full of historical tidbits, book recommendations, and lots of pictures! https://sflippblog.files.wordpress.com/2019/07/ruminations-episode-vi-urbs-aeterna.mp3 Episode VI Show Notes Credits Intro: “Sanctuary of the Sky Gods” by Nathaniel Wyvern, CC BY 4.0 via freemusicarchive.org Intro quotes: The Big Lebowski (Gramercy Pictures) Inglourious Basterds (The Weinstein Company) Goldfinger (United Artists) Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Buena Vista Pictures) The Shining (Warner Bros) The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line Cinema) Game of Thrones (Warner Bros/HBO) Song credit: “Now We Are Free” by Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard (from Gladiator) Featured Image credit: Composite image/FLIPP
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