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Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, CAMPUS MARTIUS (search)
rv. Ecl. i. 33 et al.). Audience was given here to foreign ambassadors who could not enter the city (Liv. xxx. 21. 12 ; xxxiii. 24. 5), and foreign cults were domiciled in temples erected here. We know certainly of only three other cult centres besides that of Mars in the campus Martius before the Punic wars-the ara Ditis et Proserpinae in Tarento, the Apollinare, an altar or grove, and the temple of Apollo which was built in 431 B.C., and the temple of Bellona built in 296 B.C. Between 231 and the battle of Actium at least fifteen other temples were erected, and more during the next century. The construction of the circus Flaminius in 221 B.C. marked an epoch in the history of the southern part of the campus, but there was no public building of any note in the campus Martius proper before the end of the republic, when Pompeius built the first stone theatre in Rome in 55 B.C. Caesar conceived the idea of changing the course of the Tiber by digging a new channel on the w
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, FONS, DELUBRUM (search)
FONS, DELUBRUM a shrine dedicated in 231 B.C. by Cn. Papirius Maso from the booty that he had taken in Corsica (Cic. de nat. deor. iii. 52). Its site was probably just outside the porta Fontinalis in the extreme southern part of the campus Martius (cf. a fragment of the calendar found on the Esquiline in 1894, CIL vi. 32493, pr. Id. Oct.: This date is incorrect; other calendars record the Fontinalia on the 13th (cf. Fast. Ant. in NS 1921, 116). Fonti extra p . . ., probably to be completed portam Fontinalem, and Fest. 85: Fontinalia fontium sacra unde et Romae Fontinalis porta; HJ 483-484; RE vi. 2839; DE iii. 181).
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, Chronological Index to Dateable Monuments (search)
559. 260(after). Columnae of Duilius, 134. Temple of Janus in Foro Holitorio, 277. 259of Tempestates, 511. 255Columna rostrata of M. Aemilius Paullus, 134. 254 or 250Temple of Fides on Capitol, 209. 241Temple of Vesta burnt, 557. Statue of Janus brought from Falerii, 280. Temple of Minerva Capta (?), 344. 241-220Institution of the Argei, 51. 240 (238)Temple of Flora, 209. 238Clivus Publicius built and paved, 124. Temple of Iuppiter Libertas on Aventine, 297. 234of Honos, 258. 231Shrine of Fons, 210. 221Circus Flaminius, 111. 220 (ca.)Temple of Hercules Custos in Circus Flaminius, 252. Via Flaminia, 562. 217of Concord on Arx, 54, I137. Temples of Mens and Venus Erucina vowed (dedicated 215), 339, 551. 214Atrium Publicum struck by lightning, 57. 213Temple of Mater Matuta burnt and restored, 330. of Fortuna in Forum Boarium burnt and rebuilt, 214. of Spes burnt and restored, 493. 210Forum Piscarium burnt and rebuilt, 230. Macellum burnt and rebuilt, 3