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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Tiburtina

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Also known today as Porta S.Lorenzo, this is a gate in the eastern course of the Aurelian wall. The road which once passed through it was via Tiburtina, named after ancient town it ran to, Tibur (now Tivoli) about 30 Km.- 20 miles east of Rome.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/25/2007

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/31/2007

last visited: 8/11/2017

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCircus Maximus - Roma, Italy

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The Circus Maximus is an ancient amphitheatre used for Roman chariot-racing and mass entertainment venue. It was the first and largest circus in ancient Rome and could accommodate over 250,000 spectators.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/31/2019

last visited: 7/19/2011

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Ancient Roman Civilization"Temple of Minerva Medica"

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The so-called Temple of Minerva Medica (Minerva the doctor) is a ruin of ancient Rome, between the via Labicana and Aurelian Wall and just inside the line of the Anio Vetus. It is located next to the rail lines leading to the central train station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 11/18/2008

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/29/2007

last visited: 7/19/2011

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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: 9/15/2014

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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 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

last visited: 7/18/2011

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Praenestina

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Porta Prenestina, today known as Porta Maggiore, is one of the eastern gates in the ancient but well-preserved 3rd century Aurelian Walls of Rome. It is the most lavish gate among the original roman ones.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationNero's Aqueduct (Arcus Neroniani)

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Near the Porta Maggiore, an interesting sequence of arches running along the present via Statilia towards the Lateran is the remaining part of the ancient Nero's Aqueduct that drew water from Claudius' arches, and carried it to the imperial palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 7/18/2011

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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: 7/18/2011

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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).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/13/2015

last visited: 7/18/2011

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: 7/28/2011

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorta Asinaria

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The Porta Asinaria, the Gate of the Donkeys, was built as a minor gate in the Aurelian Wall. It achieved notoriety when in AD 546 traitors opened this gate to let Totila and his Goths slip into the city.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 4/30/2017

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: 4/17/2015

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 10/19/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMonte Testaccio

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Monte Testaccio is an artificial hill composed of pottery fragments coming entirely from the amphorae and diotae jars used to transport grains and liquids into ancient Rome by the Tiber.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: never

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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.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 5/21/2017

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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 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 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 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.

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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.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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Famous FiresBasilica San Paolo - Roma, Italy

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Burned in 1823

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 9/23/2020

last visited: 9/23/2020

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