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Eumachia Building

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Athanasia Varveri, Valeria Vitale
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Dec 26, 2020 04:52 PM History
Located on the east side of Pompeii's forum (VII, 9, 1), the so-called Eumachia building is a large, public building financed by Eumachia, a public priestess of Venus in Pompeii during the middle of the first century AD.

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architectural complex


Eumachia, a public priestess of Venus, sponsored the construction of this large structure adjoining the east side of Pompeii's forum during the reign of Tiberius. Its function remains debated.

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Athanasia Varveri, Valeria Vitale, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Eumachia Building: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 30 May 2023]

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