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Domus Carinae, rostrums home of Pompeius Magnus
On the Fagutal slope right in front of the Velia hill, the gens Pompeia had built his domus and in the atrium, near the images of the ancestors, Pompeius Magnus had the rostra of ships that he had captured when he commanded the whole Roman fleet both in the campaign against the pirates of Cilicia, which eradicated in three months, both in the subsequent war against Mithridates VI king of Pontus ...
Temple of Janus
Nothing remains of the Temple of Janus of which we only have a representation on the back of a Nero coin. It was located not far from the Forum ...
Along the Via Lata until the XV century there was a commemorative arch it was called Arcus Maior but in ancient Rome it was called Arcus Novus to ...
Arch of Claudius
When Claudius became emperor decided that for the glory of Rome would have done as much as his father Drusus and expanded the empire's territories ...
Templum Martis in Clivo
The oldest temple dedicated to the god of war, Mars, was located just outside the walls, past Porta Capena near the first miliarum the Via Appia, in a ...
Medieval church over Basilica Julia
In the IX century A.D. on the left nave of the Basilica Julia - which already had been built warehouses for storage of hemp ...
Via Alexandrina was ordered by Pope Alexander VI who made enlarge the ancient Via Recta for the Jubilee in the year 1500; the road ran parallel with ...
Villa Ludovisi Gardens
In the XVII century the Roman noble families and high cardinals loved to enjoy the warm weather outside the buildings, in urban villas where life flowed ...
Tavern of the Saline
Yet in the nineteenth century salt to Rome he came from the salt marshes of Ostia pond in sacks after they were transported by boats that sailed up the Tiber to Ripa Marmorata. Here the sacks were then loaded onto wagons and carried to the Salt warehouses that were on the slopes of the nearby Aventine ...
Tram in Rome: Milvian Bridge and Firedogs Bridge
The first tram in Rome passed on Milvian Bridge: among the many things he endured Milvian Bridge there was also the passage of the tram, although ...