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Forum of Paestum

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 01, 2017 02:27 PM History
The forum of Roman Paestum stands north of the Hera sanctuary and measures ca. 57 x 150 meters. It occupies the site of the Greek agora and was surrounded with a peristyle of re-used Doric columns. Tabernae stood at its south side and baths funded by M. Tullius Venneianus stood to the southwest. A triple-podium structure - lararium? - stands on the western side.

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agora, forum, plaza


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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Forum of Paestum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 28 March 2020]

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