Rome, 16 December 2016
Rome Tiburtina hosts the interactive exhibition "MOVEAT - The Routes of Food: from Ancient Rome to Modern Europe" dedicated to the history of the transport of foodstuffs and promoted by Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane along with Grandi Stazioni.
Fresh from its success at the Expo Milano 2015, the exhibition leg of the Roman hub of FS Italiane will last until 15 June 2016, on the occasion of the extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.
Designed by Andrea Schiavo and prepared by the Superintendence for the Coliseum, the Roman National Museum and Rome's archaeological area, MOVEAT will be offered to the Roman public in one of the "bubbles" of the new Tiburtina train station, every day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
An interactive exhibit including, pictures, maps and written testimony that revolve around the attention given to food.
The supply and nutrition in ancient Rome are narrated by highlighting the Italian centrality regarding the routes of Europe and the then known world.
The first video shows the main routes of food during the Roman Empire: the route of grain, wine, olive oil, garum and the spices.
A second video is dedicated to the transport of food by railway, with trains of past centuries connecting places of production and consumption, even thousands of kilometres away.