Pope Nicholas V, himself a learned man, ruled the Roman Catholic Church from 1397 to 1455 during which time he commissioned many translations of ancient classical Greek texts into Latin. It was important for him to beautify the city of Rome to make it worthy of being known as the capital of the Christian world. At the behest of the Pope, the Aqua V… Read More


Even though most sculptors were remunerated by the temples to embellish the elaborate columns and archways with renderings of the gods, as the period came to a close, it became more common for sculptors to depict ordinary people as well because many of Greeks had begun to think of their religion as superstitious rather than sacred. Affluent individ… Read More


The very first American city to implement a tax on high calorie drinks was Berkley, California in February 2014. The purpose is to get men and women drinking more water and other natural drinks by raising the price tag of soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks. Efforts were made to find out the state of neighborhood drinking water fountains in both … Read More


Make your dream a reality by creating an oasis of tranquility in your yard. Add a feeling of tranquility to your garden with an exterior fountain and profit from all the positive effects of a water feature.Sending a stream of water straight into the air, spouting fountains create a dazzling impression. Ample, preexisting ponds can easily be fitted … Read More


An important facet to think about is the size of the outdoor wall fountain in respect to the space in which you are going to install it. In order to hold up its total weight, a solid wall is needed. So areas or walls which are smaller in size will most likely require something light. In order to run the fountain, an electrical plug will need to be … Read More