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Darius ARYA DIGS

 

 

About Darius

He has lived in Rome, Italy for almost 18 years.  From studying Latin and Greek in high school, to exploring Italy as and undergrad, to researching for my PhD, to living and digging and teaching, he has come to know ancient Rome and its empire in intimate terms.

He's happy to share his experiences online, on InstagramFacebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Periscope, and in front of the camera- for TV, live streaming, online educational videos.

Currently, amidst his international travel, most recently Japan and Athens (featured in the Guardian Travel on Instagram), Darius is the host of Under Italy on Rai5 (Italy's national culture channel), with episodes available online.   Darius is also collaborating over the next six months with Rome's Musei in Comune (Municipal Museums) to promote its unique 21 museums (#discoverMiC) through livestreaming, edited videos, and tweets to create engaging, accessible history.

 


Preserving the past

Colosseum, Flavian amphitheater, AD 70-80

Height

50 meters

Coordinates

41.8902° N, 12.4922° E

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NEWS

Currently, amidst his international travel, most recently Japan and Athens (featured in the Guardian Travel on Instagram), Darius is the host of Under Italy on Rai5 (Italy's national culture channel), with episodes available online.   Darius is also collaborating over the next six months (November 2016- April 2017) with Rome's Musei in Comune (Municipal Museums) to promote its unique 21 museums (#discoverMiC) through livestreaming, edited videos, and tweets to create engaging, accessible history.