Open Jan 26 to July 20, 2008. There is a new exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice with a title “Rome e i Barbari”. The event displays the Roman Empire’s most difficult age when barbaric people of different cultures and traditions from the steppes of Asia and Eastern Europe gradually began to dominate the Western world, attacking Rome from the North eventually leading to the fall of the empire. The 6-month-long exhibition has a vast collection of archeological finds that cover the history of the conflict of these cultures. Open from January to July 2008