Piazza del Campidoglio, Capitoline Hill, Rome. Designed by…

Piazza del Campidoglio, Capitoline Hill, Rome. Designed by Michelangelo led by an equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius with an interlaced twelve-pointed star making a subtle reference to the constellations as his solution to bring order to an irregular hilltop already encumbered by two crumbling medieval buildings set at an acute angle to one another. The Capitoline Museums are the oldest in the world (1471.)

See full post here: Maghen Brown2015-09-11.