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Rome - a Mecca for Writers

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“Finally I have arrived in the capital of the world.“ This is what Johann Wolfgang von Goethe said when wandering the crowded streets of Rome for the first time in 1786. He was mesmerized by the variety of palaces and ruins, gardens and wilderness, arches and pillars – all united in one city. And Goethe wasn't the only one. Especially in the 18th cent[...]