May 10, 2018

Castro Pretorio

Along a street in the rione (district) of Castro Pretorio, one of the 22 historical rioni in Rome. A rione of Rome (pl. rioni) is a traditional administrative division of the city of Rome. "Rione" is an Italian term used since the 14th century to name a district of a town. The term was born in Rome, originating from the administrative divisions of the city. The word comes from the Latin word regio (pl. regiones, meaning region); during the Middle Ages the Latin word became rejones, from which rione comes


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