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House of the Tragic Poet

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Valeria Vitale Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Nov 02, 2018 12:03 PM History
The so-called "House of the Tragic Poet" (VI, 8, 3, 5) was built in the first century BC and has the plan of a classic "Samnite" house. The house was excavated in 1824. It lies at the corner of the Via delle Terme and the Via della Fullonica, across from the Forum Baths.

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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Valeria Vitale, Jeffrey Becker, and Athanasia Varveri, 'House of the Tragic Poet: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 03 August 2020]

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