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Aquileia Crossroad of the Roman Empire - Opening



Aquileia Crossroad of the Roman Empire - Opening

Aquileia was founded by the Romans in the year 181 B.C. Due to its strategic position and its port, Aquileia soon became an important centre of cultural and commercial exchange between North Europe and the Mediterranean Sea and grew to become the ninth city in size and importance of the Roman Empire.

This exhibition was created in 2009 and since then has travelled around Europe explaining the history and the role of Aquileia in the Roman Empire.

An event promoted by Mitteleuropa Cultural Association in partnership with Fogolâr Furlan d’Irlanda and Italian Institute of Culture and in collaboration with Ente Friuli nel Mondo, Province of Udine, Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia and Turismo Friuli Venezia Giulia.

With the participation of Paolo Petiziol president of Mitteleuropa, a non-profit organization set up in 1974 in Friuli with the purpose of promoting a social, cultural and economic dialogue among different European ethnic groups and cultures.


The exhibition will be open to the public until the 23rd September during office hours and on the occasion of cultural events.
Office Hours:
Mon/Fri -10:00/13:00
and 15:00/17:00


Date: DA Tuesday, August 23, 2016 a Friday, September 23, 2016

Entrance : Free


Italian Institute of Culture