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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/6/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationLateran Obelisk - Rome, Italy

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The Roman Emperor, Constantine I ordered the Lateran obelisk to be removed and taken to his new capital at Constantinople. It was originally erected in Karnak Temple during the reign of the pharoh Tuthmosis III (1504-1450 B.C.).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationRoman Cistern, Appia Antica Regional Park - Rome, Italy

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Due to its proximity to the Circus of Maxentius, it is surmised that this cistern had some function related to the complex there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationConstantine Columbarium, Appia Antica Regional Park - Rome, Italy

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The so-called Constantine Columbarium is in fact a sepulchre in the form of a small temple of the II century A.D., in the floor of the Caffarella valley, near to the Appia Nuova.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPyramid Tomb, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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This ancient tomb has likely been used as a quarry with its outside cladding long gone which can explain its deteriorated condition. It nevertheless still makes for an impressive site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationQuintili aqueduct - Rome, Italy

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The Quintili aqueduct was built to bring water from Aqua Claudia aqueduct to Quintili Villa, near the Via Appia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationNymphaeum of the Villa dei Quintili, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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Unlike the rest of the villa which is set quite far back, the Nymphaeum is located right next to the Via Appia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationVilla of the Quintilii, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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The Villa of the Quintilii was built by the rich and cultured brothers Sextus Quintilius Maximus and Sextus Quintilius Condianus (consuls in 151 AD) in the course of the 2nd century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationCapo di Bove Archeological Site, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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The Capo di Bove archeological site contains the thermal baths of a vast property owned in the 2nd century AD by Herodes Atticus and his wife Annia Regilla.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTorre di Capo di Bove, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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Not much appears to be known about this impressive ruin of a tomb along the Via Appia Antica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTomb of Cecilia Metella, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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The Tomb of Cecilia Metella is a mausoleum located just outside of Rome at the three mile marker of the Via Appia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMausoleum of Romulus, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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Although known as the ‘tomb of Romulus’, archaeologists are still not sure whether Maxentius had the tomb built specifically for Romulus (who died in 309 AD), or Maximiam (died 310 AD), or for his whole family including himself.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationCircus of Maxentius, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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The Circus of Maxentius is part of a complex of buildings erected by emperor Maxentius on the Via Appia between AD 306 and 312.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationSepulchre of Priscilla, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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Almost in front of the small church of Quo Vadis may be glimpsed, behind a private building, the cement core of a cylindrical tomb, surmounted by a small unfinished tower dating from the Middle Ages.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationSepulchre of Geta, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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This tomb has been erroneously attributed to the son of Septimius Severus whose death was ordered by his brother Caracalla.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMile Marker One, Via Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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Here you will find a copy of the small column marking mile I (1), with inscriptions of Vespasian and of Nerva (the original may be found on the balustrade of Piazza del Campidoglio).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/2/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationThe Tabularium - Rome, Italy

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The Tabularium was the official records office of ancient Rome, and also housed the offices of many city officials. Situated within the Roman Forum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/2/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTemple of Jupiter on the Capitoline Hill - Rome, Italy

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The Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus, also known as the Temple of Jupiter Capitolinus was the most important temple in Ancient Rome, located on the Capitoline Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/2/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationReplica of The Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius - Rome, Italy

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The statue now standing in the open air of the Piazza del Campidoglio is a replica made in 1981 when the original was taken down for restoration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/2/2015

last visited: 8/8/2005

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Ancient Roman CivilizationThe Capitoline Museums - Rome, Italy

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The Capitoline Museums are a group of art and archeological museums in Piazza del Campidoglio, on top of the Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 9/30/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPiletas de Garum - Málaga, Spain

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This roman Piletas de Garum (Garum Basins) can be found in the Calle Alcazabilla.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 9/30/2015

last visited: 6/20/2014

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Ancient Roman CivilizationVindolanda Roman Fort, Northumberland, England

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Vindolanda Roman Fort

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationWestern Excavation Site in Kos - Kos Island (Dodecanese, Greece)

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Western Excavation Site, one of historic landmarks of town Kos, is in majority covered by remnants of Roman architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Greece

date approved: 9/10/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationAncient Agora of Kos - Kos Island (Dodecanese, Greece)

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The ancient agora (market place) of Kos, mostly filled by ruins from the Roman period, is considered one of the biggest in the ancient world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Greece

date approved: 9/10/2015

last visited: 5/12/1999

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Ancient Roman CivilizationGarum Tanks - Quinta do Lago, Portugal

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This is a set of five "garum" tanks in Quinta do Lago, Southern Portugal

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: never

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