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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 8 8 Browse Search
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome 4 4 Browse Search
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Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, LACUS CUNICLI (search)
LACUS CUNICLI a fountain in the campus Martius, known only from one inscription (BCr 1871, 75), of 375 A.D., where it is spoken of as' de regione VIII.' Whether ' cuniculus' means a rabbit (HJ 505) or is used in the metaphorical, but common, sense of an underground channel, is uncertain.
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, OBELISCUS CONSTANTII (search)
OBELISCUS CONSTANTII the obelisk which is now standing at the Lateran which was brought to Rome by Constantius in 357 A.D., and set up on the spina of the circus Maximus (Amm. Marcell. xvi. 10. 17; xvii. 4. 12; Cassiod. Var. iii. 51. 8). It was erected by Thutmose III in the fifteenth century B.C. in front of the temple of Ammon at Thebes. Augustus thought of bringing it to Rome, and Constantine did bring it down the Nile to Alexandria. Its transportation to Rome and erection by Constantius are described by Ammianus (xvii. 4. 13-16) and in the inscription cut on four sides of the base, which has now disappeared (CIL vi. 1163; cf. 31249=AL 279). The obelisk is of red granite, 32.50 metres high (cf. Cur. Brev.; Jord. ii. 189; HJ 132)-the largest in the world and the last brought to Rome. Its surface is covered with hieroglyphics (BC 1896, 89-115, 129-144=Ob. Eg. 8-50). It is mentioned in the twelfth century (Mirabilia 25), and again in 1410-17 (Anon. Magi. 17, ap. Urlichs, 159; LS i
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, Chronological Index to Dateable Monuments (search)
313. 331(ca.). Basilica of Junius Bassus, 80. 341Temple of Juppiter Heliopolitanus on Janiculum destroyed, 295. 344-345Baths of Agrippa restored, 518. 352-353Equus Constantii, 201. 356Visit of Constantius: base in Comitium, 137; Pantheon, 385. 357Constantius sets up obelisk in Circus Maximus, 118, 367. 357-362Mithraeum of Tamesius, 345. 357Altar of Victory in Curia removed, 570. 358(ca.). Balnea Neratii Cerealis, 70. 360-363Julian: Temple of Juppiter Heliopolitanus on Janiculum rebuilt, 295357Altar of Victory in Curia removed, 570. 358(ca.). Balnea Neratii Cerealis, 70. 360-363Julian: Temple of Juppiter Heliopolitanus on Janiculum rebuilt, 295; base in Comitium, 137; altar of Victory in Curia restored (?), 570. 363Temple of Apollo Palatinus burnt, 18. 364-378Macellum Liviae restored, 322. 365-367Valentinian I restores Pons Aurelius, 399. 367Porticus of the Dei Consentes rebuilt, 421. 370Pons Cestius rebuilt as Pons Gratianus, 399. 370(ca.). Pantheon used for civil purposes, 385, n. 3. 374(ca.). Forum Palatinum, 229. Porticus Boni Eventus, 420. 379-383Arcus Gratiani Valentiniani et Theodosii, 40. 380Porticus Maxi