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House of the Vestal Virgins... a palacial residence that had more than 50 rooms on three floors and a central garden with a pool

House of the Vestal Virgins... a palacial residence that had more than 50 rooms on three floors and a central garden with a pool

Tabularium... the records and archives of the Roman state were kept here

Tabularium... the records and archives of the Roman state were kept here

Horrea Vespasiani... originally a fish-market, but later converted to offices for the Imperial administration

Horrea Vespasiani... originally a fish-market, but later converted to offices for the Imperial administration

Portico Dii Consentes

Portico Dii Consentes

Curia Julia... the third meeting house of the Senate in the forum, currently the church of Saint Adriano

Curia Julia... the third meeting house of the Senate in the forum, currently the church of Saint Adriano

The Regia's Ruins... originally the home of the Kings of Rome, a low pentagonal building

The Regia's Ruins... originally the home of the Kings of Rome, a low pentagonal building

Rostrum of Caesar... once an ornate platform for public speeches

Rostrum of Caesar... once an ornate platform for public speeches

Imperial Rostrum... podium for public speaking

Imperial Rostrum... podium for public speaking

House of the Vestals... consisted of small shrines, apartments, and the gardens

House of the Vestals... consisted of small shrines, apartments, and the gardens


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ITALY - The Atrium Vestae or 'House of the Vestal Virgins' in the Roman Forum was a fifty-room palace in Ancient Rome. Originally part of the Temple of Vesta, the Atrium Vestae served as the home of the priestesses of the g-dess of the hearth, Vesta. These holy women were known as the Vestal Virgins. Little remains of Atrium Vestae, except for a series of statues displayed in a well-tended courtyard together with the walls of some of its rooms.

ITALY - The Atrium Vestae or 'House of the Vestal Virgins' in the Roman Forum was a fifty-room palace in Ancient Rome. Originally part of the Temple of Vesta, the Atrium Vestae served as the home of the priestesses of the g-dess of the hearth, Vesta. These holy women were known as the Vestal Virgins. Little remains of Atrium Vestae, except for a series of statues displayed in a well-tended courtyard together with the walls of some of its rooms.

a) Forum Augustum b) vowed in 42bce, built 28-2bce c) marble? d) Piazza del Grillo, Rome e) for the people (gift to the citizens); housed the temple of Mars Ultor (Mars the Avenger); Pliny the Elder called it one of the most beautiful buildings in the world

a) Forum Augustum b) vowed in 42bce, built 28-2bce c) marble? d) Piazza del Grillo, Rome e) for the people (gift to the citizens); housed the temple of Mars Ultor (Mars the Avenger); Pliny the Elder called it one of the most beautiful buildings in the world

Forum of Nerva, from Via Tor de Conti

Forum of Nerva, from Via Tor de Conti

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Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine - arched vault with coffered ceiling

Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine - arched vault with coffered ceiling

Beautiful :)

Beautiful :)

Roman Forum - Basilica di Massenzio/Maxentius. Work began 306-310. Completed under Constantine.

Roman Forum - Basilica di Massenzio/Maxentius. Work began 306-310. Completed under Constantine.

House of the Vestal Virgins, Roman Forum - Atrium Vestae was a three-story 50-room palace in the ancient Roman Forum built around an elegant elongated atrium or court with a double pool. To the very east is an open vaulted hall with a statue of Numa Pompilius, the mythological founder of the cult.

House of the Vestal Virgins, Roman Forum - Atrium Vestae was a three-story 50-room palace in the ancient Roman Forum built around an elegant elongated atrium or court with a double pool. To the very east is an open vaulted hall with a statue of Numa Pompilius, the mythological founder of the cult.

Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, Roman Forum

Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, Roman Forum

Roman Temples +++ drawing by Andrea Tosolini

Roman Temples +++ drawing by Andrea Tosolini

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