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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 46 46 Browse Search
Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 2 2 Browse Search
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Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, AUREA, DOMUS (search)
(see PORTICUS MILIARENSIS and PORTICUS TRIUMPIII). The construction of the vestibule forced the SACRA VIA (q.v.) to cross the Velia somewhat further south than it had done hitherto (though the pavement of the Augustan Sacra via has been found under the steps of the temple of Venus and Rome, we have no knowledge of the buildings which occupied the site of the vestibule), and this road must have been closed for ordinary traffic after 64 A.D. We may notice that the route of Nero's triumph in 68 A.D. did not include it ; and the arch of Titus was erected at the only possible point on the Velia. That the vestibule lay in ruins until the construction of the temple of Venus and Rome by Hadrian (HJ 17) seems unlikely, for we know that the Colossus stood in its original position until he moved it. Beyond the vestibule a view opened out over the great park described above, and down on the lake, on the site of which the Colosseum was built, which formed the centre of the whole: and in the park
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, Chronological Index to Dateable Monuments (search)
219: Colossus of Nero, 130: Porticus on the Sacred Way, 166, 423: Sacra Via, 458; Porticus Miliaria, 424; destroys or transforms Temple of Claudius, 120; rebuilds Circus Maximus, 117; builds a wooden amphitheatre, 1; rebuilds House of the Vestals, 59; Campus Neronis, 94; extends Pomerium, 393; aqueduct to Caelian, 40; Pons Neronianus, 401; pavement of Clivus Palatinus, 124; Balineum Tigellini, 71: branch of Aqua Marcia to Aventine, 23, 26, 44, 405. 68Galba Emperor: restores Horrea Galbae, 261; lays out Horti, 267. 69Otho Emperor: continues Domus Aurea, 171. 69Vitellius Emperor: Capitoline Temple burnt, 300. (ca.). M. Vettius Bolanus restores a shrine of the Bona Dea, 85, and Balineum Bolani, 68. 69-79Reign of Vespasian: restores Capitoline Temple, 300; rebuilds Temple of Claudius, 120; restores Temple of Honos and Virtus, 259: of Juppiter Conservator, 292; begins destruction of Domus Aurea, 171; changes