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Ancient Roman CivilizationBaths of Buticosus, Ostia Antica - Rome, Italy

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The Baths of Superintendent Buticosus were built during the reign of Trajan (opus mixtum).

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationHouse of Cupid and Psyche, Ostia Antica - Rome, Italy

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In building the House of Cupid and Psyche in late antiquity a number of shops dated to the second century AD (opus mixtum and latericium) were reconverted.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTheater, Ostia Antica - Rome, Italy

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The theatre was built along the Decumanus Maximus and was excavated in the years 1880-1881, 1890, and in the early 20th century. It has been extensively restored.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationAra Pacis - Rome, Italy

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The Ara Pacis Augustae (Latin, "Altar of Augustan Peace"; commonly shortened to Ara Pacis) is an altar in Rome dedicated to Pax, the Roman goddess of Peace.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/14/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMausoleum of Hadrian - Rome, Italy

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The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo (English: Castle of the Holy Angel), is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano, Rome, Italy.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/14/2015

last visited: 8/10/2005

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPons Aelius - Rome, Italy

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Ponte Sant'Angelo, once the Aelian Bridge or Pons Aelius, meaning the Bridge of Hadrian, is a Roman bridge in Rome, Italy, completed in 134 AD by Roman Emperor Hadrian, to span the Tiber, from the city center to his newly constructed mausoleum.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/14/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationNational Roman Museum, Palazzo Altemps - Rome, Italy

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The seat of the National Roman Museum at Palazzo Altemps houses important collections of antiquities consisting of Greek and Roman sculptures that in the 16th and 17th centuries belonged to various families of the Roman nobility.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/14/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationStadium of Domitian - Rome, Italy

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The Stadium of Domitian, also known as the Circus Agonalis, was located to the north of the Campus Martius in Rome, Italy.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/14/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationAqueduct of Nero, Via Domenico Fontana - Rome, Italy

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Nero's Aqueduct, subsequently named Celimontano's Aqueduct was built by Emperor Nero, as a branch of the Aqua Claudia Aqueduct, in order to bring water to the Domus Aurea, the artificial lake and the nymphaeum of the temple of the divine Claudius.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/13/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationRoman Statue of Constantine, San Giovanni in Laterano - Rome, Italy

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On the portico of San Giovanni in Laterano to the left is a statue of Constantine behind a set of railings, which was found in the ruined Baths of Constantine on the Quirinal (not the Baths of Diocletian).

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/13/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationDoors of the Curia Julia, San Giovanni in Laterano - Rome, Italy

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The original bronze doors of the Curia Julia were transferred to the Basilica of St. John Lateran by Pope Alexander VII in 1660.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/13/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationHadrian's Villa - Tivoli, Italy

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The Hadrian's Villa (Villa Adriana in Italian) is a large Roman archaeological complex at Tivoli, Italy. It is a property of the Republic of Italy, and directed and run by the Polo Museale del Lazio since December 2014.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/11/2015

last visited: 4/30/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationRoman Mosaic, Villa d'Este - Tivoli, Italy

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The Villa d'Este was built on top of an earlier Roman villa as can be seen by the ancient roman mosaic on display inside.

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location: Italy

date approved: 10/11/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationAuditorium di Mecenate - Rome, Italy

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This monument was brought to light in 1874 during the excavations required by the town-planning scheme for the Esquiline quarter.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/11/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationDiocletian Baths Frigidarium and Tepidarium (Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri Church) - Rome, Italy

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Elements of the Diocletian Baths complex managed to preserve their roofs throught the Middle Ages, notably the tepidarium and central frigidarium which together became the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/10/2015

last visited: 8/6/2005

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Ancient Roman CivilizationNational Roman Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme - Rome, Italy

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The main collection of Ancient Art was moved to the nearby Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, acquired by the Italian State in 1981.

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location: Lazio, Italy

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Ancient Roman CivilizationBorghese Gallery - Rome, Italy

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The main floor is mostly devoted to classical antiquities of the 1st–3rd centuries AD (including a famous 320–30 AD mosaic of gladiators found on the Borghese estate at Torrenova, on the Via Casilina outside Rome, in 1834),

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTemple of Janus (Forum Holitorium) - Rome, Italy

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The Temple of Janus (Latin: aedes Jani), is a temple to the Roman god Janus in the Forum Holitorium.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/10/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorticus Octaviae - Rome, Italy

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The structure was built by Augustus in the name of his sister, Octavia Minor, sometime after 27 BC, in place of the Porticus Metelli.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/9/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTemple of Spes (The Forum Holitorium) - Rome, Italy

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Under the present church of S. Nicola in Carcere are the ruins of three temples, standing side by side with the same orientation and facing the Forum Holitorium. The temple on the south is assigned to Spes (Hope).

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/9/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMacuteo Obelisk - Rome, Italy

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Domitian (I century AD) had this obelisk, erected by Ramses II (XIII century BC) in Heliopolis, placed in the Temple of Isis, which used to be where now stands the church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/8/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMinerveo Obelisk - Rome, Italy

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The Minerveo was one of two obelisks brought from the small ancient Egyptian town of Sais by Emperor Diocletian to be placed in the Temple of Isis.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/8/2015

last visited: 8/8/2005

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTrajan's Market - Rome, Italy

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Trajan's Market is a large complex of ruins located on the Via dei Fori Imperiali, at the opposite end to the Colosseum.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/6/2015

last visited: 8/8/2005

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Ancient Roman CivilizationBaths of Trajan - Rome, Italy

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The Baths of Trajan were a massive thermae, a bathing and leisure complex, built in ancient Rome starting from 104 AD and dedicated during the Kalends of July in 109.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/6/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationCaracalla Bath Doors in the Lateran Baptistery - Rome, Italy

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Several sources indicate that the doors of the the chapel of John the Baptist were taken from the Baths of Caracalla. Others are less commital. I'm unable to locate research to the contrary.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/6/2015

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