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Porticus Pompei

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Elizabeth Robinson
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Last modified Dec 15, 2020 12:56 PM History
A porticus built in 55 B.C. in connection with the Theater of Pompey. The Curia Pompei, site of Iulius Caesar's assassination in 44 B.C., was likely located within the portico.

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architectural complex


The porticus itself is no longer extant. Its location can be pinpointed with accuracy, lying between the remains of the Theater of Pompey and the Area Sacra of Largo Argentina. The porticus is represented on several fragments of the Severan marble plan of the city of Rome.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Elizabeth Robinson, 'Porticus Pompei: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 24 May 2024]

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