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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

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: 5/21/2017

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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: 5/21/2017

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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 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 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 CivilizationMuseo della Civiltà Romana (Museum of Roman Civilization)

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The Museum of Roman Culture has 59 sections illustrating all aspects of ancient Roman civilization through an outstanding collection of plaster casts taken from originals in museums across the world, many of which have since been damaged or lost.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/28/2007

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.

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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.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2015

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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.

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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.

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location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationVia Appia Antica - Rome, Italy

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The Via Appia Antica, or Old Appian Way, was one of the most vital roads of the ancient Roman Republic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPublic Latrines - Ostia Antica, Italy

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Public latrines at Ostia Antica - a fascinating aspect of daily life in ancient Rome.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 5/11/2011

last visited: 5/28/1999

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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).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationThe Shops of the Fishmongers, Ostia Antica - Rome, Italy

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The Shops of the Fishmongers were installed on the Decumanus Maximus, in the north porticus of the Macellum (IV,V,2). They are an addition from the first half of the third century AD (opus vittatum).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2015

last visited: never

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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

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesVilla Adriana (Tivoli)

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A journey in March 2003 in the area of Rome led me to 3 UNESCO sites: center of Rome, Assissi and the Villa Adriana.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Stream_Green

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 5/25/2006

last visited: 4/30/2016

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/11/2015

last visited: 4/30/2016

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Ancient Roman CivilizationHouse of the Nymphaeum, Ostia Antica - Rome, Italy

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The House of the Nymphaeum was installed in apartments behind shops, dated to the second century AD (opus mixtum). The masonry of the house (opus latericium and vittatum) has been dated to c. 325-350 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationBar of Alexander and Helix, Ostia Antica - Rome, Italy

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In the first century AD the Porta Marina was razed to the ground. To the east a shop with a backroom was built in the Antonine period (opus latericium).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesVilla d' Este, Tivoli, Lazio, Italy

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The Villa d'Este is a villa situated at Tivoli, near Rome, Italy. Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, it is a fine example of Renaissance architecture and the Italian Renaissance garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sassainfl

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 9/24/2010

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Italy

date approved: 10/11/2015

last visited: never

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsHasekura Rokuanion Tsunenaga - Civitavecchia, Lazio, Italy

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A statue of Hasekura Rokuanion Tsunenaga, a 17th century mid-level noble samurai from the Sendai Domain of Japan who served the daimyo of Sendai as an ambassador to the Vatican, is located along Corso Guglielemo Marconi in Civitavecchi

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 3/21/2017

last visited: 10/31/2019

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