~Trajan's marble column, is a Roman triumphal column that commemorates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars. It is considered to be the masterpiece of Roman sculptural art. It was dedicated to Trajan by Hadrian & completed in 113 AD
Reconstruction of a Roman peristylum (peristyle) and peristylium (courtyard) at Pompeii. A peristyle is a columned porch or open colonnade in a building surrounding a court that may contain an internal garden.
Leptis Magna was built around a natural harbor, which welcomed Roman ships from across the Mediterranean empire. A more recent lifeline—a gas pipeline to Sicily completed in helping Libya reestablish links with its European neighbors.