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(Placename) a hill in Rome across the River Tiber from the Seven Hills
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(dʒəˈnɪk yə ləm)

a ridge near the Tiber in Rome, Italy.
Ja•nic′u•lan, adj.
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He conjures up twilight mystery in the Janiculum Pines nocturne, with a (gramophone) nightingale singing, the thunderous tread of the Roman legions and the terror of Christians being thrown to the lions in the Coliseum.
One could list many other similar developments, some of them architecturally outstanding, on the University's other campuses in Strathfield (NSW), Fitzroy (Melbourne), Banyo (Brisbane), Ballarat (Victoria), Thebarton (Adelaide), Dickson (Canberra) and, last but not least, on the Janiculum Hill in Rome, where only this year Professor Craven, in collaboration with the Catholic University of America, oversaw the opening of a Centre designed to enhance the cultural, educational and research capabilities of students and personnel from both universities.
The Pincio and the Janiculum are omitted from the traditional list because they were never part of the ancient city" (315).
The current facility on the Janiculum Hill opened in 1953.
Paul's Outside-the-Walls to our residential college on the Janiculum Hill.
Mauro was inspired to write the screenplay for ANITA after discovering Anita Garibaldi's bold equestrian statue, in which the revolutionary is cradling an infant and brandishing a pistol, on Rome's Janiculum Hill.
Many visitors to Rome will have climbed the Janiculum to see Bramante's Tempietto in the courtyard of San Pietro in Montorio, but may not have looked into the adjoining church and found the Pieta Chapel, which was decorated by Van Baburen and De Haen around 1617-19.
Images of Dione's 500-mile-long (800 kilometers) mountain Janiculum Dorsa suggest that the moon could have been a weaker copycat of Enceladus, Saturn's icy geyser moon.
The parties are absurd and decadent, in the style of Fellini's La Dolce Vita and 8 1/2, with the setting of Rome figuring largely: the Coliseum, the Janiculum Hill, the Trevi fountain.
We are very happy to be retuning to the Grand Hotel Gianicolo in a charming and quiet neighborhood on Rome's Janiculum Hill, Watch future issues of Chronicles for more details or visit ChrorticlesMagazine.org.