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Terrace and altar of M. Nonius Balbus

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jan 12, 2021 10:12 PM History
Marcus Nonius Balbus of Nuceria was an important civic patron of Herculaneum. Balbus was a praetor and proconsul of Crete and Cyrene and served as tribune of the plebs in 32 B.C. This architectural complex near the Suburban Baths included the terrace as well as an honorific statue and altar.

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sanctuary (religious center), architectural complex


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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Terrace and altar of M. Nonius Balbus: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 22 September 2023]

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