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Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, NAUMACHIA AUGUSTI (search)
AUGUSTI, SEP. C. ET L. CAESARIS. CIL vi. 31566), and perhaps gardens (cf. Suet. Tib. 72). In the centre of the basin was an island (Cass. Dio lxvi. 25), and Pliny speaks twice (NH xvi. 190, 200) of a pons naumachiarius, restored by Tiberius after fire, which may have been built across the basin to serve as a support for some of the apparatus of the games. This naumachia was used by Nero (Cass. Dio lxii. 20; Suet. Nero 12 ?) and Titus (Cass. Dio lxvi. 25; Suet. Tit. 7), and is mentioned in 95 A.D. (Stat. Silv. iv. 4. 5), but fell into disuse later, for in the time of Alexander Severus only parts of it remained (Cass. Dio Iv. IO). For a possible restoration, see NAUMACHIA PHILIPPI. This naumachia was previously located nearly opposite the theatre of Pompeius, between the villa Lante and the Lungara, just north of the villa Corsini (HJ 640-642, 652-656; cf. LA 343; BC 1914 393); but the recent discovery of the specus of the AQUA ALSIETINA (q.v.) has necessitated a change of view, and t
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, SEP. Q. SULPICII MAXIMI (search)
SEP. Q. SULPICII MAXIMI the tomb of Q. Sulpicius Maximus, who died at the age of eleven years, after having won the first prize in extemporaneous verse at the third celebration of the ludi Capitolini in 95 A.D. (CIL vi. 33976). It was found in 1871 in the interior of the east tower of the Porta Salaria, which had been built over it (Bull. d. Inst. 1871, 98-113; Visconti, Il sepolcro del fanciullo Q. Sulpicius Maximus, Rome 1871; Lanciani, Pagan and Christian Rome 280-282; Cons. 149).