Monday’s Monument: Friedensengel, Munich, Germany

Monday’s Monument: Friedensengel, Munich, Germany

The Angel of Peace is in the Munich suburb of Bogenhausen, on the banks of the Isar. It can be seen throughout the city. The foundation stone was laid on 10 May 1896; the unveiling was on 16 July 1899. It is a reminder of the twenty five peaceful years after the...
Monday’s Monument: Ara Pacis, Rome, Italy

Monday’s Monument: Ara Pacis, Rome, Italy

The Ara Pacis was built between the years 13 and 9 B.C.E. to celebrate peace in the Mediterranean after the victorious battles of Emperor Augustus in Hispania (Spain & Portugal) and Gaul (present day France, Luxembourg, Belgium, most of Switzerland, and parts of...