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Creators: L. Quilici, S. Quilici Gigli
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Joe User, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, Sebastian Heath
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Last modified Jan 12, 2016 05:56 PM History
The capital of the Roman Republic and Empire.

http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/423025
  • Rōma (Roma; 750 BC - AD 640)
  • Rome (modern)

urban area, settlement, temple, sanctuary, shrine, monument, tomb

Place Pyramid of Cestius by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Jun 01, 2015 07:19 PM
An ancient pyramid-shaped tomb built for Caius Cestius (ca. 18-12 BC), a magistrate and member of the Septemviri Epulonum. The tomb stands at the fork of the ancient Via Ostiensis and was later incorporated into the city's fortifications.
Place tribus Velina by Vasiliki Papathanasiou — last modified Nov 18, 2015 12:48 PM
The tribus Velina was one of the later rural tribes which was established in Rome in 241 B.C.
Place Gordiani by L. Quilici — last modified May 21, 2016 02:12 AM
A third century AD villa complex along the Via Praenestina connected with Gordian I, Gordian II, and Gordian III.
Place Pons Mulvius by L. Quilici — last modified Jul 13, 2013 07:38 PM
Pons Mulvius (the Milvian Bridge) is a Roman bridge over the Tiber river. The original phase of the bridge dates to the consulship of Gaius Claudius Nero in 206 BC. The bridge is most famous as the site of a decisive battle between Maxentius and Constantine I fought in AD 312.
Place Aqua Claudia by L. Quilici — last modified Apr 17, 2016 03:13 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 43 C2 Aqua Claudia
Place Naumachia by L. Quilici — last modified Feb 16, 2013 11:22 AM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 43 B2 Naumachia
Place Monte del Grano by L. Quilici — last modified Aug 12, 2013 08:28 PM
Monte del Grano is a popular name that was assigned to a mausoleum once thought to belong to Alexander Severus, although that assignation is no longer supported. The archaeological remains are now part of the Parco XVII Aprile 1944.
Place Pons Probi by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Jun 28, 2013 08:09 AM
The Pons Probi across the Tiber is attested in the Notitia and, according to Platner and Ashby, was likely built under Emperor Probus in the third century AD.
Place S. Ermete by L. Quilici — last modified Feb 16, 2013 10:31 AM
S. Ermete is the site of a Paleochristian basilica and catacomb; the catacombs are also referred to as the Catacombs of Bassilla, and both names occur in the documentary sources.
Place Crypta Balbi by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Sep 17, 2015 10:28 AM
The Crypta Balbi, mentioned by name only in the Regionary Catalogues, most likely refers to a vaulted passageway built in the Campus Martius by the proconsul Lucius Cornelius Balbus in 15 BC, who also dedicated a theater there in the same year.
Place Unnamed temple by L. Quilici — last modified Dec 04, 2015 11:59 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 43 B2 no. 12 (temple at EUR)
Place tribus Pomptina by Vasiliki Papathanasiou — last modified Jun 19, 2015 12:13 PM
The tribus Pomptina (or Pontina) was a later rural tribe of Rome, which was established in 358 B.C.
Place Aqua Alexandrina by L. Quilici — last modified Dec 30, 2013 03:23 PM
The Aqua Alexandrina was an ancient Roman aqueduct that carried water 22.4 km from Pantano Borghese to the Baths of Alexander in the Campus Martius. It was in use from the third to the eighth century AD.
Place Dragoncello by Jeffrey Becker — last modified May 23, 2016 10:12 AM
Dragoncello is a modern district of Rome's metropolitan area where archaeological evidence for a series of late republican villas was uncovered. At least four in number, these villa rustica sites have evidence for domestic production.
Place tribus Sabatina by Vasiliki Papathanasiou — last modified Jun 19, 2015 11:50 AM
The tribus Sabatina (or Sabatia) was a later rural tribe of ancient Rome, which was established in 387 B.C.
Place S. Passera by L. Quilici — last modified Apr 20, 2014 12:06 PM
S. Passera is a Christian church on the Tiber river in Rome, opposite the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls. The current church dates to the ninth century and incorporated the remains of a Roman tomb. The church is traditionally connected to a community of local miners.
Place Porticus Octaviae by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Mar 16, 2016 03:23 PM
A porticus in the area of the Circus Flaminius, the Porticus Octaviae was dedicated by Augustus sometime after 27 B.C. in honor of his sister, Octavia Minor. The porticus replaced the Porticus Metelli. It was restored twice after major urban fires in A.D. 80 and 203.
Place tribus Claudia by Vasiliki Papathanasiou — last modified Jun 19, 2015 02:09 PM
The tribus Claudia was the twenty-first rural tribe.
Place San Vitale by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Apr 18, 2013 10:24 AM
The basilica of Saints Vitalis, Valeris, Gervase and Protase, commonly known as the Basilica di San Vitale, is a titular minor basilica church in Rome. The church was built ca. AD 400 by Pope Innocent I.
Place Janiculum by Ryan Horne — last modified May 31, 2015 04:00 PM
This hill is located outside of the ancient city of Rome to the west of the Tiber and is not considered one of the Seven Hills of Rome. From an early stage the Janiculum was connected to the city by fortifications and a bridge over the Tiber. It also was the site of important water-powered mills in the Roman Empire.
Place Aqua Marcia by L. Quilici — last modified Dec 30, 2013 03:43 PM
The Aqua Marcia was the longest of Rome's 11 aqueducts.
Place Aqua Anio Novus by L. Quilici — last modified Sep 27, 2014 04:13 PM
Aqua Anio Novus is an ancient aqueduct supplying the city of Rome. Begun by Caius in AD 38, it was completed and dedicated by Claudius in AD 52.
Place Aqua Tepula by L. Quilici — last modified Dec 30, 2013 05:27 PM
The Aqua Tepula was an aqueduct built in 126 BC by the censors G. Servilius Caepio and L. Cassius Longinus.
Place Cervara 2 by L. Quilici — last modified Apr 14, 2013 11:29 AM
In the vicinity of Tor Cervara are anio tuff (tufo d'Aniene) quarries.
Place Meta Sudans by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Mar 17, 2016 09:41 AM
A large fountain located southwest of the Flavian Amphitheater and completed under Domitian (ca. AD 96). Four of Rome's Augustan regions converged at this point (I, III, IV, X); it is possible that Regio II also intersected the other four regiones at this place.
Place S. Laurentius by L. Quilici — last modified Feb 16, 2013 09:43 AM
The Papal Basilica of Saint Lawrence outside the Walls (Basilica Papale di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura) is one of the Seven Pilgrim Churches of Rome. The basilica serves as the shrine and tomb dedicated to Saint Lawrence and its earliest phases likely belong to the fourth century AD.
Place Aqua Antoniniana by L. Quilici — last modified Oct 11, 2015 02:06 PM
The Aqua Antoniniana was a branch of the Aqua Marcia that carried water to the Baths of Caracalla.
Place tribus Cornelia by Vasiliki Papathanasiou — last modified Jun 19, 2015 11:16 AM
A rural tribe of ancient Rome.
Place tribus Fabia by Vasiliki Papathanasiou — last modified Jun 19, 2015 12:07 PM
The tribus Fabia was a rural tribe of Rome.
Place Amphitheatrum Flavium by Jeffrey Becker — last modified May 08, 2016 08:55 PM
The Flavian amphitheater at Rome (the so-called "Colosseum").
Place Largo di Torre Argentina by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Mar 15, 2016 03:34 PM
A square in the Campus Martius of Rome, at the center of which lies an archaeological site that includes the remains of four temples of the Republican period, as well as elements of the first century B.C. theater complex of Cnaeus Pompeius.
Place tribus Quirina by Vasiliki Papathanasiou — last modified Jun 19, 2015 11:04 AM
The tribus Quirina was one of the last later rural tribes, established in 241 B.C.
Place Sep. Scipionum by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Oct 11, 2015 02:04 PM
A family tomb of the Cornelii Scipiones near the Porta San Sebastiano in use from the third century BC to the first century AD.
Place Santa Sabina by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Apr 18, 2013 10:49 AM
A Christian basilica on the Aventine hill in Rome founded in the fourth century AD. The church takes its name from a Christian martyr who was said to have lived on the Aventine. The church is the oldest extant Roman basilica structure that preserves its original plan in the city of Rome.
Place tribus Scaptia by Vasiliki Papathanasiou — last modified Sep 12, 2015 11:04 PM
A later rural tribe of ancient Rome, which was established in 332 B.C.
Place Prati Fiscali by L. Quilici — last modified Feb 16, 2013 10:00 AM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 43 C2 Prati Fiscali
Place Pons Cestius by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Mar 22, 2013 04:56 PM
A Roman stone bridge on the Tiber river, spanning the river channel from the Tiber Island westward to the Transtiberim (Trastevere). The original bridge dates to the first century BC.
Place Giordani by L. Quilici — last modified Feb 16, 2013 10:48 AM
A fourth century AD catacomb at Rome.
Place Clivus Capitolinus by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Oct 10, 2015 10:32 PM
The principal road leading to the Capitolium and the Arx in the city of Rome.
Place Ceres et Faustina, T. by L. Quilici — last modified Aug 06, 2015 12:43 AM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 43 C2 Ceres et Faustina, T.
Place SS. Marcellino e Pietro by L. Quilici — last modified Feb 16, 2013 10:06 AM
The church of Saints Marcellinus and Peter is a Roman Catholic church in Rome on the Via Merulana. Pope Siricius built the original church in the fourth century AD, close to the catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter. The relics of the saints were deposited in the church in 1256.
Place tribus Voltinia by Vasiliki Papathanasiou — last modified Jun 19, 2015 11:02 AM
The tribus Voltinia (or Votinia) was an older rural tribe of ancient Rome.
Place S. Callisto by L. Quilici — last modified Nov 25, 2013 08:58 PM
A large catacomb on the Via Appia south of Rome notable especially for its so-called 'Crypt of the Popes'. The catacomb covers approximately 15 hectares.
Place Pantheon by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Oct 10, 2015 10:11 PM
A temple in the Campus Martius of Rome dedicated to the Olympian gods, the Pantheon was first built by Marcus Agrippa and then re-built by the emperor Hadrian. In the seventh century A.D. the structure was consecrated as a Christian church, St. Mary and the Martyrs.
Place S. Petrus by L. Quilici — last modified Nov 13, 2013 09:29 PM
The Basilica of St. Peter in Vatican City; currently a Renaissance edifice standing on the site of Old St. Peter's Basilica, a church built by Constantine I between AD 319 and 333. The holy site is located on the Mons Vaticanus in connection with the purported site of the burial of the Christian Saint Peter. (cited: BAtlas 43 B2 S. Petrus)
Place Aqua Appia by L. Quilici — last modified Apr 11, 2013 04:23 PM
The earliest of Rome's aqueducts the Aqua Appia was constructed in 312 BC by the censor Appius Claudius Caecus. The aqueducts runs a course of 16.4 km, entering Rome at the Porta Maggiore. Frontinus estimated the daily volume at 75,537 cubic meters.
Place Campus Martius by L. Quilici — last modified Oct 28, 2013 09:51 PM
The Campus Martius or "field of Mars" is the name given to the level ground between the slopes of the Capitoline, the Quirinal, and Pincian hills, and the Tiber river.
Place S. Paulus by L. Quilici — last modified Feb 16, 2014 10:05 AM
One of Rome's four major papal basilicae, S. Paulus was founded by Constantine I in the early fourth century AD and expanded by Valentinian I in the AD 370s.
Place tribus Tromentina by Vasiliki Papathanasiou — last modified Nov 18, 2015 12:50 PM
A later rural tribe of ancient Rome, which was established in 387 B.C.
Place Parco delle Tombe di via Latina by L. Quilici — last modified Mar 28, 2016 07:35 PM
A cluster of Roman Imperial tombs along the Via Latina excavated in the nineteenth century.


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 43 B2 Roma

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Roma/Rome.

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