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near the Saepta, mentioned only by Martial (ii. 14. 3, 5, 15; iii. 20. 12; vii. 32. 11; xi. I. 11). It derived its name from a painting of Europa on its walls, or perhaps from a sculptured group by Pythagoras (Neapolis ii. 231-253; AJA 1915, 483). Hulsen (HJ 458) identifies it with the porticus Vipsania, apparently because there is little room for a second porticus in this immediate vicinity. Martial's topographical descriptions show that it was not identical with the PORTICUS POMPEI (q.v.).

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