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Lacus Curtius

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Brady Kiesling
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 23, 2020 07:34 PM History
The Lacus Curtius is an area in medio foro connected with the earliest phases of Rome's occupation. By the late Republican period it had become a small basin set inside a paved area. Livy relates the famous episode of the Sabine Mettius Curtius in relation to his description of the site.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Brady Kiesling, 'Lacus Curtius: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 15 August 2020]

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