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Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, AREA CAPITOLINA (search)
wide, and in front from 40 to 45. Behind the temple there appears to have been only a narrow space, but wide enough for the passage of a procession (Plin. NH viii. 161). Besides the space occupied by the great temple, the area therefore contained something more than one hectare of surface, sufficient for the other temples and monuments that stood in Capitolio-an expression ordinarily interpreted as equivalent to in area Capitolina. The area was surrounded by a wall, and a porticus built in 159 B.C. on the inner side of the wall (Vell. ii. 1. 2, 3. 1). The principal entrance was in the middle of the south-east side, opposite the front of the great temple, where the clivus Capitolinus ended, and was sometimes referred to as fores Capitolii (Suet. Aug. 94; App. BC i. 16; Tac. Hist. iii. 71). A little south of this entrance, near the corner of the area, was the PORTA PANDANA (q.v.), and there may have been others. The area was closed at night and protected by dogs (Cic. pro Rosc. Am. 56;
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, Chronological Index to Dateable Monuments (search)
Temple of Apollo Medicus rebuilt (?), 15. 178of Venus near Forum burnt, 551. 174Two (?) Porticus extra Portam Trigeminam restored, 420. Clivus Capitolinus paved and Porticus built, 122, 463. Circus Maximus restored, 114. Emporium paved, 200. (ca.). Pavement of Forum (?), 232. 173Temple of Fortuna Equestris dedicated, 215. 172Columna rostrata of M. Aemilius Paullus destroyed, 134. 170Basilica Sempronia, 82. 168Porticus Octavia, 426. 167Temple of Penates struck by lightning, 388. 159Porticus built round Area Capitolina, 48. Water clock installed in Basilica Aemilia, 72. 150(ca.). Columna rostrata of Duilius restored, 134. 148Regia burnt and restored, 441. 147Porticus Metelli, 424. 146(after). Temple of Felicitas dedicated, 207. Temples of Juppiter Stator and Juno Regina, 304. 145Temple of Hercules Victor vowed, 256. Assembly moved to Forum, 135, 232. 144-140Q. Marcius Rex repairs Anio Vetus, 13 Aqua Appia, 21