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Ancient Roman CivilizationBaths of Caracalla

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The Baths of Caracalla, the second largest baths complex in ancient Rome, were built between 212 and 219 A.D. by the emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, better known by his nickname Caracalla.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: 7/28/2011

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Ancient Roman CivilizationCircus Maximus

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The Circus Maximus (Latin for greatest circus, in Italian Circo Massimo) is an ancient hippodrome located in Rome.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/29/2007

last visited: 7/19/2011

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Caelimontana

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This gate is also known as the Arch of Dolabella and is in fact one of the gates of the Republican wall, which surrounded Rome from the fourth century BCE.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationAquaduct of Claudius

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Aqua Claudia was an aqueduct which was begun by Caligula in 38 A.D. and completed by Claudius in 52. Domitian added a branch to supply water to the imperial palaces on the Palatine Hill.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/31/2007

last visited: 8/11/2017

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Latina

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The present shape of this small gate is a result of emperor Honorius's alterations, carried out at the beginning of the 5th century AD, with a white stone facing to protect the more fragile roman brick structure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 5/21/2017

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Ostiense

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The Porta Ostiensis (or Porta Ostiense), which is today's Porta San Paolo was built as part of the Aurelian wall.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: 8/9/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationArch of Constantine

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The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312 AD.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/31/2007

last visited: 8/9/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationArch of Drusus

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Just behind Porta San Sebastiano, in front of the Wall museum, are the remains of an ancient arch, named after tribune Marcus Livius Drusus (late 2nd century BC), though actually built in the 3rd century AD.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 5/21/2017

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Ancient Roman CivilizationRoman Colosseum

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The Colosseum or Coliseum, originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is a giant amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 3/2/2007

last visited: 4/19/2017

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPyramid of Gaius Cestius

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The pyramid, one of the most peculiar highlights in Rome, is the huge tomb of tribune Gaius Cestius Epulo, also a member of the Septemviri Epulones who died in 12 BC.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 8/9/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationArch of Titus

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The Arch of Titus is a Pentelic marble triumphal arch with a single arched opening, located on the Via Sacra just to the south-east of the Forum in Rome.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/31/2007

last visited: 8/9/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationHouse of Augustus - Rome, Italy

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The House of Augustus, located on the eminent Palatine Hill, was the modest home of Ancient Rome’s first emperor Augustus.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 8/4/2011

last visited: 11/21/2009

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Ancient Roman CivilizationVia Sacra - Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Via Sacra (Sacred Road) is a basalt-paved road that was the main street of ancient Rome. It connected Capitoline Hill to The Colosseum. It was the traditional route for processions that marked religious occasions and occasions of triumph.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: 9/12/2014

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Appia

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The southernmost gate of ancient Rome, one of the most important ones, and one of the most beautiful ones too.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 5/21/2017

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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

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTemple of Venus and Roma - Roma, Italy

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The Temple of Venus and Roma is thought to have been the largest temple in Ancient Rome. Located between the eastern edge of the Forum Romanum and the Colosseum, it was dedicated to the goddesses Venus Felix and Roma Aeterna.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/13/2019

last visited: 8/9/2016

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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).

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/2/2015

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.).

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: 9/15/2014

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Ancient Roman CivilizationForum Romanum

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Maybe the most famous roman site in the world

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 11/20/2006

last visited: 8/9/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationBocca della Verità - Rome, Italy

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La Bocca della Verità (in English, "the Mouth of Truth") is an image, carved from Pavonazzetto marble, of a man-like face, located in the portico of the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome, Italy.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 3/5/2011

last visited: 8/28/2011

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Ancient Roman CivilizationArch of Janus

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The great Arch of Janus was built in the 4th century A.D. in honour of the emperor Constantine or, perhaps Constantius II. It's near to the Palatine Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 8/1/2007

last visited: 10/29/2013

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Ancient Roman CivilizationBasilica of Maxentius - Rome, Italy

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The Basilica of Maxentius (sometimes known as the Basilica of Constantine) is an ancient building in the Roman Forum. In the ancient Rome, a Basilica was a combination of a court-house, council chamber and meeting hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 8/4/2011

last visited: 7/7/2011

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTemple of the Divine Romulus - Roma, Italy

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The Temple of Romulus is a Roman monument located along the Via Sacra, at the south-east entrance of the Roman Forum, and adjacent to the Basilica Santi Cosma e Damiano.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/8/2019

last visited: 9/12/2014

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/13/2015

last visited: 2/12/2014

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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

last visited: 7/18/2011

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